• Short Summary

    VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN AT NEW YORK'S LABOUR PARADE -- KISSING BEAUTY QUEENS, APPLAUDING PARADING GROUPS AND LIFTING CHILDREN ON TO HIS SHOULDERS. "I'M GOING TO MARCH UP FIFTH AVENUE AND RIGHT INTO THE WHITE HOUSE," THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT SAID AT THE START OF THE PARADE.

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    HUMPHREY IN PARADE; VARIOUS SCENES..PARADE.




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    Background: VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN AT NEW YORK'S LABOUR PARADE -- KISSING BEAUTY QUEENS, APPLAUDING PARADING GROUPS AND LIFTING CHILDREN ON TO HIS SHOULDERS. "I'M GOING TO MARCH UP FIFTH AVENUE AND RIGHT INTO THE WHITE HOUSE," THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT SAID AT THE START OF THE PARADE.

    THOUSANDS OF ENTHUSIASTIC SPECTATORS LINED THE PARADE ROUTE ALONG FASHIONABLE FIFTH AVENUE. THE PARADE ITSELF WAS CLOSELY WATCHED BY AN EXTENSIVE SECURITY GUARD, INCLUDING SECRET SERVICE MEN.

    POLICE PERCHED ON THE REVIEWING STAND ON WHICH MR HUMPHREY STOOD. THE WINDOWS OF ALL BUILDING IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD WERE SHUT.

    THERE WERE SEVERAL ANTI-HUMPHREY DEMONSTRATIONS ALONG THE ROUTE OF THE PARADE. MR HUMPHREY WAS BOOED OCCASIONALLY, AND THERE WERE SHOUTS OF "WE WANT NIXON". BUT HE KEPT SMILING AND WAVING THROUGHOUT THE MARCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8VLUHRDP0KSM4LP4Y07Y8V0ZC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VLUHRDP0KSM4LP4Y07Y8V0ZC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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