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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1968
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(Studio) Senator Edmund Muskie briefed by Johnson and Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Kennebunk Beach, ME) Muskie takes dawn swim in Atlantic. Wants to unify Demos; respects Senator Eugene McCarthy's difference. [MUSKIE - says oldest son finds McCarthy appealing, as he does. Would worry about his vote if he were 21.] He worries about violence.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Aboard Plane) [MUSKIE talks of the sort of leadership needed and cites qualities. Aware of his shortcomings.]
REPORTER: David Burrington

(DC) Muskie says he can influence course of administration by dissenting from within administration Muskie and Vice President shown in conference [MUSKIE - says victory not as impt. as winning in the right way.] Muskie begins campaign Sunday
REPORTER: David Burrington

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Burrington, David
Duration:
00:03:10

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