NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1969
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Bypassed Introduction Chet Huntley; David Brinkley (NYC)
(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's office says he'll stay in Senate, run in 1970, and if elected, stay full term. Says he decided in response to communications from Massachusetts. Oliver Quayle organization makes Massachusetts telephone poll for NBC news. 8% say Ted Kennedy should resign; 81% say no; and 11% undecided. 72% think Ted Kennedy should run for President before accident. 55% think so after accident. 75% believe Ted Kennedy's statements about his drinking. 25% don't. 56% say there are unanswered questions. 44% say no.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Hyannis Port, Massachusetts) Ted Kennedy shows up at airport. He flies to Burke Marshall's father's funeral in New Jersey, and goes to Washington, DC by car after funeral. Marshall was Assistant Attorney General under JFK.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta