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FELLOW DELEGATES, FELLOW DEMOCRATS, FELLOW AMERICANS --
WE ARE HERE IN THE MIDST OF TRYING AND DIFFICULT TIME -- TIMES WHICH
CHALLENGE OUR PARTY, OUR COUNTRY, AND THE FUTURE OF THE DEMOCRACY ITSELF.

I AM HERE TODAY TO SECOND THE NOMINATION OF THE MAN WHO HAS SPOKEN
OUT MOST CLEARLY AND STRONGLY ABOUT THE CHALLENGE OF 1968, THE MAN WHO
HAS SPELLED OUT FOR ALL AMERICANS THE CHANGES WE NEED TO MEET THAT
CHALLENGE, THE MAN WHO HAS BEGUN ALREADY TO LEAD US TOWARD A
NEW DAY IN AMERICAN POLITICS -- SENATOR EUGENE MC CARTHY OF MINNESOTA.

IF IT WERE NOT FOR SENATOR MC CARTHY WE WOULD BE MEETING HERE UNDER
VERY DIFFERENT CONDITIONS TODAY.

WE WOULD NOT HAVE AN OPEN CONVENTION -- WE WOULD HAVE MERELY AN ECHO
OF 1964.

WE WOULD NOT BE TESTING OUR OWN PROCEDURES -- BECAUSE THE NEW FORCES OF
AMERICAN POLITICS, THE PEOPLE WHO ARE DEMANDING FULL DEMOCRACY IN EVERY ASPECT
OF AMERICAN LIFE, WOULD NOT BE HERE
AND THEY ARE HERE, TONIGHT.

WE WOULD NOT BE CONSIDERING OUR NATIONAL PRIORITIES -- WE WOULD BE
RUBBER STAMPING THE POLICIES OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS.

AND ABOVE ALL, WE WOULD NOT HAVE HAD A NATIONAL JUDGEMENT ON THE
WAR IN VIETNAM -- AN OVERWHELMING REJECTION OF A WAR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NEVER CHOSE
AND NEVER SUPPORTED -- A REJECTION OF THE WAY WE HAVE CARRIED ON THAT WAR, A
REJECTION OF THE ROLE OF THE MILITARY IN OUR FOREIGN POLICY, A REJECTION OF EMPTY
SLOGANS AND MISLEADING PROPOGANDA.

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