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Demo. Reform / Humphrey / Daley #444132

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1969
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(Studio) Since election, Illinois party reformers have come up against Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey speaks to reformer group, denying he is involved in state dispute.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Springfield, Illinois) [HUMPHREY - wants to leave party or put it in better shape for 1972 than was in 1968.] Humphrey speaks to Democrat Study Group headed by Adlai Stevenson III. Reports Daley ordered boycott of meeting by party legislators. Humphrey says party needed new ideas and should tolerate dissent. Interpreted as blast at Daley.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Chicago, Illinois) Humphrey meets with Daley. [HUMPHREY - reports just social visit with Daley; Springfield reception fine. No war; didn't count state leaders at reception. Interested in unity, not fight.] [DALEY - claims all will try to heal if need exists.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Huntley, Chet;
Matney, Bill

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