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Muskie / Race Issue #440204

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1968
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(Studio) Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Edmund Muskie, campaigns in New York.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) Muskie visits Harlem. Says extremists too loud and moderates too quiet. Speaks to National Council of Women. [MUSKIE - face risk of black revolt against discrimination. They want equal opportunity for personal dignity, pride and self-respect. Seek it all now. Can choose to turn away in fear and hostility from blacks' quest for equality. Can't expect peace if we do. Moderates too silent; not too late for them to speak Need peaceful revolt of moderates. Those who preach hate must be called to full account by friends and neighbors.] Muskie says even if not elected, hopes to say things that need saying.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Huntley, Chet;
Perkins, Jack

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