ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 29, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon ends inherited war, starts own; South Vietnam, American advisers hit enemy Cambodian sanctuaries; Congress outraged; President explains action on TV tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) War expansion decision limited; action 1st new strategy phase; extensive aid request decision announced tomorrow; Cambodian and South Vietnam Vietnamization effects reported.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(DC) Congress infuriated. [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - says Nixon decision escalates war.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says is opposed to United States involvement in Cambodia.] [Senator George AIKEN - says decision will hurt morale of American people.] [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - defends United States policy as aiding American South Vietnam efforts.] Congress resolution to bar Americans from Cambodia too slow; President in control.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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