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-Mav 30, 1976 SMI^V CÂ«wflc-MÂ«iI '- Cnvtafn. *Â«! VirjiÂ«iÂ» Humphrey Recalls Election Night in Book cabled aad as antiwar sentiment grtw. Humphrey came under pressure to repudiate Johnson's position on the war. "I had a choice." wrote Humphrey. "Break with the President and be de- as irresponsible Or muddle through. Really no choice if 1 wanted to be President." A* for Johnson. Humphrey- described his as "impossible on the war ... WASHINGTON (AP) - Election Day. \m. "The tonfest day of my life," recalls Hubert H. Humphrey. It was the day he nearly won the presidency. A day to think about the people and issues that had helped his campaign and the ones that hadn't. In his autobiography, "The Education of a Public Man," to be'publisbed this week, Humphrey wrote: ; "It was a day when every minute lingered, when time was suspended, when ; suddenly there was nothing more to do aft- er months on a treadmill, when fatigue finally overwhelmed me." More than 73 million Americans voted that day and Humphrey lost to Richard M. Nixon by about 510.000 votes. Humphrey recalled some of the names that went through his mind while he waited for the election results and what his thoughts were: "Jesse Unruh... he proved so often that he can't be trusted ... Gene McCarthy could have helped. I thought we had an understanding but be didn't deliver... "Clark Clifford would make a fine secretary of state... I wonder bow Ed Muskie is doing. What a job he's done. What a wonderful guy ... Henry Kissinger should be in the White House'.. "Ted Kennedy. He had so many reasons not to help, but be really gave... Imagine a guy like Wallace getting so many votes. North. South. Everywhere. Such an ugly part ot American politics." And finally the results were iu. "To lose to Nixon. Ye Gods! No warmth, no strength, no emotion, no spirit. No heart." Humphrey started for the hall where he would admit to the nation be had lost: "This is the worst moment of my life. What a disappointment to have failed. We could have won it. We should have won it." One name and one issue overshadowed all of Humphrey's recollections of that campaign: Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War" During the four years Humphrey served as vice president under Johnson, American involvement in the war had es- INVITATION You ore invited to ottffld a series ol Gospel Meeting! beginning May 29th through June 6th. Conduced by: EVANGELIST JOHNNY ELMOME of Ada, Oklahoma Meetings eoch evenina at 7:30 p. m. Sunday morning worship at 130 a. m. CHURCH OF CHRIST 2235 MacCorfclt AvÂ«. S. W. tmmtrmct* Memorial Day Savings. Shop Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sale1Z80 Reg. $16. Our 3-piece bikini suit plus T-top in prints or patterns. Polyester in bright colors, 7-13. Sale 10.40 Reg. S13. 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