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LBJ Interview / Hubert H. Humphrey / Reflections #3537

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 26, 1969
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(Studio) Ex-President Lyndon B. Johnson featured in CBS interview Saturday Felt Hubert H. Humphrey would be President if not for Salt Lake City speech, in which HHH left impression he'd stop bombing. LBJ says misunderstanding cost election. HHH says he did what he thought right during campaign, and didn't play pols. with Vietnam. In interview, LBJ talks of decision not to run in `68, and criticizes self for not stimulating, inspiring, and uniting people. Felt press twisted and magnified things.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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