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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 24, 1968
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(Studio) Vice Presidential candidate, General Curtis LeMay, says in Boston worried President may cook up false peace to win Democrat votes. Attacks some reporters as leftwingers. Report on LeMay and political
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Charleston, SC) LeMay shakes hands; sometimes doesn't leave airport. [LEMAY - says military always considered national defense non-partisan and pols. as something to be aloof from. Felt it was his duty to get into pols. Not adjusted to hurly-burly of news conferences and unexpected.] LeMay unhappy about war's conduct and wants to do something about it.
REPORTER: Sidney Lazard

(Coral Gables, Florida) [LEMAY - says American soldiers dying in Vietnam because our leaders tied their hands.]
REPORTER: Sidney Lazard

(Miami, Florida) [LEMAY - says longer we fight, greater chance of USSR and People's Republic of China, coming into it. Need to end it quickly.]
REPORTER: Sidney Lazard

(Spartanburg, SC) [LEMAY - says enemy capacity to wage war must be destroyed. Says he would tell North Vietnam we'll start on their expensive target 1st and keep going. Real war-mongers are those who make future wars inevitable and appease those who wage war today.]
REPORTER: Sidney Lazard

(Aboard Plane) LeMay has no plans for pols. if doesn't win. Enjoys plane ride more than stops.
REPORTER: Sidney Lazard

Huntley, Chet;
Lazard, Sidney

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