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 - OCT. 21 Candidate for talks to supporters...
OCT. 21 Candidate for talks to supporters chateau Charles \f n ndav. Roswell Thompson, an announced candidate for governor in the Democratic Primary to be held next year, addressed a group of supporters at the Motor Hotel Thompson said important con- tacts are being made throughout the state to set up an or- the panization in his bid for governorship. '• , ... , f A r "M>' Campaign will ne tor states rights, free- enterprise "rial segregation, individual freedom and keeping govern- ment out of businesses that can be handled by private enter- prise." Thompson said. Thompson said old age pensions must be raised to a minimum of $125 monthly even if it necessitated a state lottery to peop | c •• achieve the goal. "U'c must stop race mixing and race ricts and return to a government of. for and by the Thompson said. On the question of the possibility of Gnv. McKeithen succeeding himself. Thompson concluded. "Regardless of the outcome of Amendment number 1 in the November election, John McKeithen will never be clfTled govcrnor again . - H e has betrayed. double talked and madc so many unkept promis- to the voter's that his chances O f c i ec tj on to any public office are ni |;< Thmpson said,

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  1. Lake Charles American-Press,
  2. 25 Oct 1966, Tue,
  3. Page 13

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