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Pell Vice President Package #441535

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1968
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(Studio) Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell's office nominates him for Vice President His package claims he has television charisma, dovishness of Fulbright, liberal viewpoint not anathema to South, vanity of Kennedy, vote getting power of Roosevelt, projects deep emotions and sincerity, solid civil rights record, can campaign in 3 foreign languages in good English, South and Indian ancestors and relative George Dallas who was Vice President from 1845 - 1849. Been in foreign service and works well with Humphrey.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

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Huntley, Chet
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00:01:20

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