• Short Summary

    SENATOR EUGENE MCCARTHY YESTERDAY (19 MARCH) OPENED HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN WASHINGTON WITH A STRONG ATTACK ON PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S ALLEGED ALSO STRESSED THAT THERE WAS NO ARRANGEMENT NOR CONSPIRACY BETWEEN HIMSELF AND SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY IN THEIR BIDS FOR DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION AS CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    SENATOR EUGENE MCCARTHY YESTERDAY (19 MARCH) OPENED HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN WASHINGTON WITH A STRONG ATTACK ON PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S ALLEGED ALSO STRESSED THAT THERE WAS NO ARRANGEMENT NOR CONSPIRACY BETWEEN HIMSELF AND SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY IN THEIR BIDS FOR DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION AS CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. HOWEVER, HE DID SAY THAT HE WOULD SUPPORT KENNEDY FOR NOMINATION SHOULD HIS OWN BID FAIL.

    MCCARTHY, WHO IS THE PEACE CANDIDATE FOR THE SENATE OF MINNESOTA, WAS SPEAKING TO STUDENTS AT THE PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO HOWARD UNIVERSITY. THEY WERE QUESTIONING HIM ABOUT THE ENTRY OF SENATOR KENNEDY INTO THE NOMINATION RACE ON MARCH 17 - A DECISION WHICH APPARENTLY FOLLOWED SENATOR MCCARTHY'S SUCCESS IN COMING WITHIN 230 VOTES OF DEFEATING PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9GURZA69LR1VTCFCAR44VEW80
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GURZA69LR1VTCFCAR44VEW80
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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