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    HUBERT HUMPHREY, WHOSE PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRATIONS ARE OBVIOUS IF MUTED, CONTINUES TO PLAY A WAITING GAME..?

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    VOICEOVER SHOTS HUMPHREY AT MEETING OF MAYORS, CHATTING, SHAKING HANDS, BACK SLAPPING, ETC, SHORT SOF BITE JOKING ABOUT FORD ECONOMIC POLICY, MORE CHATTING AND HANDSHAKING -- AT 1 MIN 11 SECS SOF HUMPHREY INTVU, SAYING IF IT LOOKS LIKE IS GOING TO THE CONVENTION, THEN I WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE PRUDENT AND WISE ON MY PART -KNOWING MY NAME IS IN THE NEWS AND IN THE POLLS-THAT IT WOULD BE PRUDENT AND SENSIBLE TO TAKE A GOOD LOOK TO SEE WHERE MY PEOPLE ARE, TO SEE WHAT MY CHANCES ARE AND PUT IT TOGETHER. AT 1 MIN 32 SECS ON CAMERA CLOSER.




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    Background: HUBERT HUMPHREY, WHOSE PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRATIONS ARE OBVIOUS IF MUTED, CONTINUES TO PLAY A WAITING GAME.. AND A CHANCY ONE. HIS STRATEGY IS TO LET THE COMPETITION KNOCK EACH OTHER OFF..WITH THE SURVIVOR REACHING THE CONVENTION WITH INSUFFICIENT DELEGATE SUPPORT TO BE NOMINATED ON A FIRST BALLOT. ERGO.. THEY CHOOSE A COMPROMISE CANDIDATE. WHILE HE CHOOSES TO WAIT IN THE WINGS, HUMPHREY IS CONDUCTING A CAMPAIGN IN WASHINGTON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JOKFH07VBVBA98BH9P4O54WK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JOKFH07VBVBA98BH9P4O54WK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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