× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Wallace / Muskie #440356

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 23, 1968
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) George Wallace heckled in Ohio. Senator Edmund Muskie attacks him in New Jersey speech.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Youngstown, Ohio) College students and black militants heckle Wallace. [WALLACE - says can't tell "hes" from "shes" in that crowd. You're brave throwing things.] Scuffles and arrests occur. [WALLACE - says let police handle it. You came here for trouble and that's what you'll get.] Rallies just shouting match. Voters shy from candidate who inspires such violence. Wallace throws kisses at hecklers.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Irvington, New Jersey) Muskie feels Democrat tide turning. [MUSKIE - says in 1920's, Ku Klux Klan fighting Polish, Italians, Lithuanians and foreigners. That's the man (Wallace) we have to defeat and so badly that his message never heard again. He would divide us and risk all that American has built. Defeat him soundly. Only message for American is love, compassion, unity, understanding, freedom and opportunity.] Wallace may win 15% New Jersey vote.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Kiker, Douglas;
Quinn, Charles
Duration:
00:05:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.