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Oregon Senate Race #440462

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1968
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(Studio) Senator Wayne Morse campaigns for reelection in OR.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Coos Bay, OR) Republican Robert Packwood, 36, reminds voters that opponent is 68, and hasn't brought Oregon much benefit from his 24 years in Senate [PACKWOOD - speaks of what other states' senators have done while Morse has done nothing.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Arlington, OR) Morse Senator's 1st outspkn. critic of Vietnam. [MORSE - says OR Congress delegates are non-partisan.]

(OR) Packwood takes moderate position on war. Been in Oregon House since 1962; considered organization genius. Morse has been loner; once a Republican and now a Democrat Becomes party man only on occasion. Appeared at dedication of John Day dam by Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Morse time may be running out. Voters restless about things that don't concern them: Negro militancy and hippies. Packwood representatives pols. of what's to be, not what has been.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Huntley, Chet;
Vanocur, Sander

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