ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1968
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(Studio) At 8:19 a. m. EST, ABC declared Richard Nixon won Illinois votes. United Press International says Nixon holds lead in popular vote of 40,000. Recd. 287 electoral votes.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(NYC) [NIXON - cites recing. message from Humphrey and talking with him on phone. Vice President never gave up; gave good fight. Says he knows how it is to lose close election. Recd. gracious wire from President Johnson who offered his assistance in next administration Pledges his help to him in interim period. Sign that touched him the most said "bring us together"; to be administration's aim. Daughter Julie made gift which showed she never doubted his winning election.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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