• Short Summary

    SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY HAS LEAPT THE FIRST BIG HURDLE IN HIS BID TO REACH THE WHITE HOUSE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV KENNEDY ON ROSTRUM
    0.11

    2.
    SCU MRS KENNEDY WATCHES
    0.18

    3.
    SV KENNEDY SPEAKING (SOF)
    0.50


    TRANSCRIPT



    KENNEDY: THE FACT IS WE CAN, NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT DIVISIONS, AND REALLY FACING WHAT THE DIVISIONS ARE THAT EXIST IN OUR COUNTRY, WHETHER BETWEEN BLACKS AND WHITES OR BETWEEN AGE GROUPS, THE FACT IS THAT IN THIS CAMPAIGN WE TALKED ABOUT THEM OPENLY AND TRUTHFULLY, AND WITH CANDOUR, AND WE TALKED ABOUT WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT THEM. I THINK THAT'S A GREAT STEP FORWARD, I INTEND GOING ON TRYING TO DO THAT IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA, IN THE SATE OF OREGON, IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.




    Initials GEM/N-SAT-TELE/PW/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY HAS LEAPT THE FIRST BIG HURDLE IN HIS BID TO REACH THE WHITE HOUSE. THE 42-YEAR-OLD BROTHER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT WON YESTERDAY'S (TUESDAY) BITTERLY FOUGHT INDIANA PRIMARY WITH AT LEAST 40 PER CENT OF THE TOTAL DEMOCRATIC VOTE.

    MR KENNEDY'S NEAREST RIVAL WAS SENATOR McCARTHY, WHO POLLED 37 PER CENT OF THE VOTE. THIRD IS GOVERNOR BRANIGAN OF INDIANA, WITH 31 PER CENT.

    MRS JACQUELINE KENNEDY WAS IN INDIANAPOLIS WHEN SENATOR KENNEDY MADE HIS VICTORY STATEMENT....

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5985KGMWV0Y9ZKOB9HRYGMENQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5985KGMWV0Y9ZKOB9HRYGMENQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment