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Nixon - Agnew / Chicago Violence #442208

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1968
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(Studio) Republican candidate, Richard Nixon, campaigns in California. Met at San Francisco airport by Governor Ronald Reagan. Tours financial and Chinatown districts. Nixon and Vice Presidential candidate, Spiro Agnew, comment on Chicago disturbances.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(San Francisco, California) [NIXON - says what happened in Chicago wasn't agony of that city or Democrats Reflected agony of American Could have occurred in any city and in the Republican Party if forces of confrontation been there. Limit of dissent and proper balance between order and dissent is the question. No justification for lawlessness in system where means for peaceful change exists.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) [AGNEW - says beating of newsmen deplorable. Young who didn't realize it would get out of hand deserve sympathy. Believe it was planned thing. Maryland Attorney General heard 2 dissidents talk about when riot was. Some of police overreacted.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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