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Humphrey-Nixon Meeting / Muskie #811

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Richard Nixon meet in Coast Guard Air station in Florida.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Opa-Locka, Florida) Nixon greets Humphrey and Senator Edward Muskie's family. Governor Spiro Agnew to arrive later. [NIXON - recalls that in 1960, Kennedy called him to meeting in Florida after close election. We reminisced about campaign and talked of future problems. Heartened that Humphrey and Muskie want to work together with him with regard to matters of national interest. Cntry. must be united. Still good personal friends; hopes to ask for Humphrey's advice in next 4 years] [HUMPHREY - says both of us aware of need for leaders of both ptys. to work together. Happy to have visit. As he succeeds, we all succeed. Men of goodwill can reason together; cooperation needed. Offered his advice.] [MUSKIE - says theme of meeting cited. Doesn't say anything that doesn't improve on silence.] [NIXON - says goodbye to Humphrey and Muskie.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Studio) Muskie and Humphrey families enrte. to Virgin Island for vacation. Nixon to put new administration together.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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