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Humphrey / Convention Violence / New York City #441997

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey calls for blue ribbon committee to study actions of demonstrations, police and media during Chicago violence. Says committee should include attys., sociologists, police and journalists; no public officials. In interview on educational TV, says he felt police overreacted.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) Vice President led Labor Day parade up 5th Avenue Walked by AFL-CIO President, George Meany. Signs against Humphrey shown. Vice President came here due to Meany being here; didn't go to Detroit because Walter Reuther, who doesn't support him, there. No outbursts. Reviewed rest of parade after marching 20 blocks. Vice President shown holding child. Formal opening of campaign set for later. No speeches here. His problem is deciding how much of Johnson record to run on.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Huntley, Chet;
Perkins, Jack

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