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Democratic Presidential Candidate

Dec 15, 1975 —
Topics: Politics
Dulcie Lawrence, Fred Harris

Non-candidate Hubert Humphrey intros friend Fred Harris. Harris: Office of president can move the country. Tells joke. Says privilege is a Bicentennial issue, quotes Jefferson. We have miseducated a generation that unemployment is good for us. No person should be out of work. More costly in unemployment, govt aid programs, crime, admissions to prisons, alcoholism; privilege keeps foreign policy on side of multi-nationals and side of status quo. Not many people are happy with the status quo. Harris says he likes MN, has friends here. Says Humphrey has said he won't run for president.

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