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Johnson / Truman / Speech / Candidates' Reaction #50

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 11, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson flies to Independence, Missouri, to visit ex-President Harry S. Truman. Report of impact President speech had on each candidate.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Dallas, Texas) Richard Nixon campaign not upset with President speech for Hubert Humphrey.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Duluth, Minnesota) George Wallace likes to be criticized in speeches. If establishment criticizes him, it reaffirms his supporters' faith in him.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(NYC) Humphrey prefers not being tied too closely to President whose popularity is at all time low. Johnson wanted to emphasize Humphrey the candidate and man in his speech and Humphrey preferred attack on other 2 candidates.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

Cioffi, Lou;
Jarriel, Tom;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank

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