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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 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 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 pensions must be raised to a minimum 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 possibility of Gnv. McKeithen succeeding succeeding himself. Thompson concluded. concluded. "Regardless of the outcome 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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