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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1969
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(Studio) Agnew dispatched to Louisiana and Mississippi, where Democratic Party in trouble.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Governor John McKeithen greets Agnew. Airport scene shown. 100s Democrats pay $100 plate at Republican fund-raising dinner. [LA Republican leader Charleton LYONS - says Nixon administration wants strong Republican party here.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Jackson, Mississippi) [Vice President AGNEW - says administration won't appeal to racist philosophy. South has been punching bag for "liberal intellectuals." Mississippi and Republican principles same.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:03:30

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