Joey Bishop interviews Mutual News Correspondent Andrew West and there is a replay of a 6 min. tape that West audio-recorded at the Ambassador Hotel during the actual shooting of Robert F. Kennedy. His reactions to the tragedy are dramatic and horrific.
CBS coverage with anchorman Walter Cronkite. Morton Dean talks with Presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon on the floor of the convention. Nixon gives a 39 min. acceptance speech to the convention. Rev. Billy Graham gives the final benediction. The convention is adjourned. Eric Sevareid gives his analysis of Nixon and his acceptance speech. Roger Mudd gives his own analysis of Nixon. Walter Cronkite and Mike Wallace join in discussion. Wallace traces Nixon's climb to his present popularity. There is a replay segment of a 1962 news conference - the morning after his defeat for California Governor to Pat Brown and his famous statement to the press, "You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because gentlemen, this is my last press conference." There is also a replay segment of Nixon's introduction speech at the 1964 Republican convention and a Sept. 1966 "Face the Nation" appearance. John Sears, Nixon's aid, comments. There is additional analysis of political events and maneuvers which catapulted Nixon to the head of the Republican Party through his 1968 primaries. Julie Nixon is heard campaigning. Nixon aids discuss campaign strategy. Nixon news media discussion at his hotel and more. Walter Cronkite gives his thoughts and wraps up the broadcast.