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Republican Convention #818846

NBC Special for Thursday, Aug 08, 1968

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  • Live NBC coverage of the 1968 Republican National Convention with reports by Chet Huntley, David Brinkley, John Chancellor, Frank McGee, Sander Vanocur, Edwin Newman and Frank Mankiewiecz.
  • Live speeches by Senator Thurston Morton, Congressman Rogers Morton, John Lindsay, John Tower, Senator Charles Percy, Gerald Ford, William Knowland, George Abbott, Senatory James Taft, Congressman Silvio Conte.
  • Live interviews with Clark MacGregor, Silvio Conte, Edward Brooke, Donald Reige, Raymond Shafer, John Chafee, Clifford Case, Harold Lauander and Richard Nixon.
  • Live speeches and announcements by Gerald Ford and Consuelo Bailey.
  • Live coverage of roll call vote for Vice President.
  • Gap between end of this segment and beginning of next segment due to 1968 method of taping.
  • Reporter(s):
    Chancellor, John;
    McGee, Frank;
    Vanocur, Sander;
    Newman, Edwin;
    Mankiewiecz, Frank

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