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Connecticut Senate Race #440485

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1968
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(Studio) Report on Senator Abraham Ribicoff's reelection fight against Edwin May. Ribicoff speak of Gestapo tactics of Mayor Richard Daley's police at Democratic Convention
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) [RIBICOFF - says if George McGovern President, wouldn't need Gestapo tactics in Chicago. How hard it is to accept truth.] Daley and supporters shout at Ribicoff.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Stanford, Connecticut) October 23 film shown. [MAN - thanks Ribicoff for what he did in Chicago.] [2nd MAN - tells Edward May that Ribicoff favors Communists] May is ex-Congman. and ex-leader of Republican Party in Connecticut. May tours factories where Democrats support Wallace. Ribicoff alienated some organization Democrats Ribicoff speaks to college audiences.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Hartford, Connecticut) May and Ribicoff debate on television show. [MAY - says Connecticut people know they want homes and property protected and want high officials to help, not hinder, law enforcement agencies. Suggests Ribicoff took wrong move and attitude.] [RIBICOFF - hopes day never comes when he doesn't have courage to spk-against injustice and brutality. Describes Chicago occurrences.] [MAY - says not befitting United States Senator to make remarks before all people without knowledge of provocation.] [RIBICOFF - says saw provocation.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Connecticut) People usually vote by ptys. Many may not know they can vote regardless of party Ribicoff and May shown greeting voters. Ribicoff needs Republican votes to win.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Brinkley, David;
Vanocur, Sander

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