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McCarthy / Democrats / Humphrey #440579

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 09, 1968
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(Studio) Report on Senator Eugene McCarthy.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Fund raising dinner held for Democratic Senate candidate, Paul O'Dwyer. In speech, Eugene McCarthy calls for war's end, draft reform and Democratic Party changes. [MCCARTHY - sees no reason why cry for party unity should be any more acceptable today. Be for Senator candidates who're for these three things.] McCarthy hasn't endorsed Hubert Humphrey. McCarthy saying Democratic party must be destroyed and rebuilt around self, Senators George McGovern, Edward Kennedy and Edmund Muskie. Doesn't believe in "lesser evil" theory.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Boston, Massachusetts) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey speaks to students outside hotel. [HUMPHREY - says will appeal to goodness and greatness in people. Need peace here and to end Vietnam war. Asks youth to work for him.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(NYC) [HUMPHREY - says maybe his friend (McCarthy) shouldn't stand by during race. Not prone to meeting conditions.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
00:06:00

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