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Wallace Supporters / Mississippi / Louisiana / Indiana / Colorado #440541

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1968
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(Studio) Report on reasons people voting for George Wallace.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Pearl River Cnty., Mississippi) Wallace support comes from people who're angry about a lot. [MAN - says supporters don't believe in government centralization, don't like Supreme Court, inflation, war and some programs.] [2nd MAN - says Wallace has guts.] [3rd MAN - says Wallace for common man; Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey not.] [4th MAN - says would like Wallace to stop riots and give colored man what he has coming and not cram him down white man's throat.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [MAN - says Wallace always says same thing. In a mess if he don't (SIC) win.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hammond, IN) [MAN - hears Wallace doing well with steel workers. [2nd MAN - says we're for Wallace, though AFL-CIO is not.] [3rd MAN - says Kennedys talked like Americans wanted them to and so does Wallace.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Fort Collins, Colorado] [MAN - cites what Wallace will do with regard to law and order and Supreme Court] [2nd MAN - says Wallace would like to get government back in hands of citizens.] [3rd MAN - says he's fighter.] [WOMAN - says Wallace stands for states' rights.] [4th MAN - says police authorized by God to be mins. of righteousness and enforce law. Wallace standards are like God's standards.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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