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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 16, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon and Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey to make separate speeches at bipartisan New York charity dinner. Both incring. attacks on each other and George Wallace.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Humphrey still looks for issue to ignite campaign. Some div. in Democratic Party resolved.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Evansville, IN) [HUMPHREY - asks if Richard Nixon thinks he's Sally Rand. He should discuss issues. Wind up Nixon doll and it hides.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Kansas City, Missouri) [HUMPHREY - says Wallace makes Scrooge look like social worker. Alabama has lowest wages of any state. Need debate on problems.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Saint Louis, Missouri) [HUMPHREY - says Nixon feels he's won from public opinion polls. He already thinks he's President People will be ready for change by November 5 and here I am.] Campaign better organization now.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Greensboro, North Carolina) [NIXON - says Humphrey won't win but could be elected,if vote against him divided. Must have new leadership]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Knoxville, Tennessee) Nixon gets big welcome everywhere he goes. Tells voters if they vote for George Wallace, might elect Humphrey. [NIXON - says man nominated for President who helped make administration policies and who'll continue them. Need new team.] Nixon says he won't resort to name-calling, like Vice President and won't debate Vice President either.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Huntley, Chet;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Kiker, Douglas

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