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Humphrey's 1968 DNC Acceptance Speech

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Published on Feb 12, 2012

Here is Vice President Humphrey's acceptance speech from that turbulent and wild convention in August 1968.

He was very much the establishment candidate in '68, and was the favorite through the race after President Johnson quit. He might not have been the most popular choice in '68 but he did come close to winning, which might have been the closest anyone could have come that year, but it depends on which history expert you ask. Humphrey does seem like a nice guy however.

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