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McGovern Campaign #440143

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1968
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(Studio) Report on Senator George McGovern's political campaign and his criticism of North Vietnam bombing.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(South Dakota) [MCGOVERN - says doesn't do any good to drop bombs on rice paddies or Vietnam primitive areas. Haven't saved American lives by bombing North] McGovern shown campaigning. Being member of Agriculture Committee helps him. Farmer and ex-South Dakota goermor, Archie Gubbrud, runs against him. [GUBBRUD - cites rising crime rate. Should never occur in US.] [MCGOVERN - says can't separate unrest and overcrowding from point of its source out here.] South Dakota is Republican and conservative. [GUBBRUD - says Vice President Humphrey not forgotten McGovern point of "Stop Humphrey" movement. His voice will be weak whether Vice President or Richard Nixon elected.] Visits with children. McGovern showing old strength now.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
00:04:40

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