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Vietnam Withdrawal #10049

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon Vietnam troop withdrawal speech blandly received in DC; 150,000 pulled out over one year; Senator Mike Mansfield pleased; Senator Edmund Muskie worried about future effect on Laos and Cambodia; South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu pleased and hopes United States material aid will increase, communists denounce move as excuse to continue Vietnam occupation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saigon, South Vietnam) GI's flying home elated; withdrawal numbers game; no one pulled out and no replacements for those leaving; military commanders worried about American strength in Vietnam; withdrawal popular if not prudent.
REPORTER: George Watson

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George
Duration:
00:02:30

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