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Humphrey-Nixon Campaigns #442120

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1968
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(Studio) Reports on campaign.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(San Francisco, California) Vice President Humphrey's crowds picking up. Democrats divided but enthusiasm incring. Vice President trying to convince Democrats he can win and he's bearing down on his criticism of Rich Nixon.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) [HUMPHREY - says read about his poor crowds and poor campaigning every time he's been elected. Intends to win like Truman did in 1948.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Seal Beach, California) [HUMPHREY - calls Nixon to come out of shadows. Nixon said Medicare wouldn't work.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Sacramento, California) [HUMPHREY - says Nixon helped draft Taft-Hartley law and voted to pass it over Truman veto. He voted to weaken minimum wage law and social security act. Has miserable conservative reactionary record.] Many believe Vice President will only gain support by breaking with President Johnson.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Boise, Idaho) Nixon condemns Vice President as formulator of Johnson policies.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Seattle, WA) [NIXON - says instead of welfare, let's get millions on payrolls.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Denver, Colorado) [NIXON - says 1st civil right is right to be secure from domestic violence.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Sioux Falls, South Dakota) [NIXON - says during my administration, we ended 1 war and kept United States out of other wars for 8 years]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Bismarck, North Dakota) [NIXON - says time for new foreign policy. Need government that'll reestablish value of dollar.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Louisville, Kentucky) Nixon recs. telegram from Humphrey calling for debate. [NIXON - guesses Humphrey advisors concluded he can't win on own and are trying to build up George Wallace. Won't play game to give equal forum to 3rd party candidate. Will participate in 2 party debate. Telegram means nothing. It's kid stuff someone goes through when they're behind.] Nixon knows you don't debate when you're ahead.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Kiker, Douglas
Duration:
00:06:50

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