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Nixon / Electoral Vote / Day's Activity #441099

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1968
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(Studio) Electoral College casts votes. Richard Nixon officially wins president election. North Carolina elector votes for George Wallace. Electoral College under criticism. Today's vote tallied. Nixon's day reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) J. Edgar Hoover agrees to remain head of FBI. Richard Helms to remain CIA head. Richard Nixon meets Republican leaders Senator Everett Dirksen and Representative Gerald Ford present. Dirksen wants quick ratification of nuclear non-proliferation treaty. Nixon wants ratification delayed due to Czechoslovakian situation. Nixon visits Dwight D. Eisenhower at Walter Reed Hosp. Marriage of Julie Nixon to David Eisenhower noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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