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Presidential Hopeful / Hubert H. Humphrey #441531

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1968
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(Studio) Head of California Democratic delegation, Jesse Unruh says he'll back Humphrey if convinced Humphrey free of Johnson influence. Humphrey feels he has nomination.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Newark, New Jersey) In pre-convention swing through New York and 5 other key states, Humphrey looking for electoral votes. Shown greeting crowd. Picked up New York labor support. Governor Richard Hughes shown with Humphrey. [HUMPHREY - says he calls law and order issue order and justice. Law enforcement for all law abiding citizens should mean protection not repression. Speaks of peace.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(New Brunswick, New Jersey) Crowd greets Humphrey. Holds closed meeting with New Jersey delegates. 60 of 82 committed to Hughes; they'll go to Humphrey.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Allentown, Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania has 29 electoral votes. Airport rally held. Right-wing pickets present.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) Pickets are pro-McCarthy and anti-war. Humphrey meets with convention delegates. Counting on 100 of 130 votes. He'll go to Chicago Sunday for pre-convention visit.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Huntley, Chet;
Valeriani, Richard

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