Self-portrait of Richard Nixon aired during his 1968 presidential run against Hubert Humphrey and George Wallace in the United States. An interviewer asks Richard Nixon what did he think when he made a decision to run for the President of the United States in 1968. A picture showing Richard Nixon and his wife Pat Nixon. The interviewer asks if he felt any strain on the family. Nixon says he thought of his family first. A picture showing his wife Pat Nixon and daughters Julie Nixon and Tricia Nixon. Nixon calls this presidency more of a challenge in terms of America being involved in the Vietnam War and in the Cold War with the Soviet Union. A photograph shows Richard Nixon with his wife Pat Nixon, daughters Julie and Tricia and Julie's husband David Eisenhower at a beach. He says that present time is different from World Wars I and II because now America is a great power and there should be a best possible leader to lead the nation. Nixon states that America needs a kind of leadership that would obtain peace and avoid war and surrender. A picture of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nixon.
A political broadcast, based on the first civil right of every American citizen that is to be free from domestic violence, in the United States prior to the 1968 Presidential Election. Still images show Democratic presidential nominee Hubert Humphrey at the party's convention in Chicago, Illinois. Riots in the United States following assassinations of prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Senator from New York Robert F. Kennedy, in 1968. U.S. soldiers battling the enemy in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A picture depicting poverty shows a poor family.
Presidential campaign TV commercial for the Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew ticket in 1968. Citizens of United States in view. Richard Nixon with a huge crowd. People shake hands with him. Several people take his photographs. Richard Nixon talks and laughs with people. People carry banners. Banners read 'Nixon', 'Welcome' and 'Nixon for President'. He shakes hands with people across a car. He greets people and waves hands. A child holds United States flag. A huge crowd carries a banner. The banner reads 'Nixon is the one'. The advertisement features a montage of stills of Nixon among supportive crowds, and narration by Nixon asking for involvement by citizens in their country and their government, and asking for their hands in working together.
A political television advertisement based on children of the United States promotes Republican nominee Richard Nixon prior to the 1968 Presidential Election. Still images show a mother and her child. Faces of African American children. Various views of children.
A political broadcast based on unity in the United States promotes Republican nominee Richard Nixon prior to the 1968 Presidential Election. Still images show a family, a young couple, a group of old-aged people and boys at school. Images of American citizens and crowd. Still images of Richard Nixon.
A television political advertisement about Richard Nixon in the United States during the 1968 election. Nixon speaking while images of Americans are shown. He talks of America being a great nation. A man with his horse in a desert. A multistory building. An old workman with a map. Different men at work. A workman with his tool. A man lights a hurricane lantern.