NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 04, 1968
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(Studio) Candidates to wind up campaign with prime-time television extravaganzas.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Los Angeles, California) [HUMPHREY - says if South Vietnam refuses to take point in peace talks, he's for making it clear that United States will proceed without them. US foreign policy to be decided by President, not foreign nation.] Vice President rides in motorcade. California poll shows he's almost even with Richard Nixon. Senator Edmund Muskie there. Playfully suggested that Vice President might call Nixon from his telethon on telephone at Nixon's telethon and try to talk with him on air.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
(Los Angeles, California) Nixon at campaign headquarters Says he'll win by 3-5 million votes. 307 electoral votes expected. [NIXON - says peace issue is major and new leadership needed.] Nixon to answer questions telephoned in on television program. To cost $400,000. His performance could be decisive.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
(Atlanta, Georgia) George Wallace ends campaign where it all began; deep South rally shown. [Georgia Governor Lester MADDOX - intros. Wallace.] 6,000 here. [WALLACE - says Democrats and Republicans never helped South Let's show them how many "rednecks" are in cntry.] Wallace feels entire nation has turned South in its outlook.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker
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