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Kennedy Speech / Vietnam #1386

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 21, 1968
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy gives 1st public speech since death of brother, Robert Calls Czech invasion an affront to decency.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Worcester, Massachusetts) [KENNEDY - says hasn't been active in public life lately. Concerned self with family and been by the sea. No safety in hiding. Resuming his duties to Massachusetts people. Sustained by memories of years with 3 brothers; will try to carry forward commitment to justice, excellence and courage that distinguished their lives.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Kennedys called for end to bombing of North Vietnam, mutual withdrawal of foreign troops in South and reduced American military activity of troop levels. Says South Vietnam government mustn't stand in way of settlement.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Worcester, Massachusetts) [KENNEDY - says United States must make clear its intention to pullout from South Vietnam as Hanoi does and our unwillingness to bear burden of their responsibilities. South Vietnam government mustn't have veto over our Paris course, bombing halt or mutual withdrawal. They'll have to negotiate without military victory, make concessions or work for peace.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reynolds, Frank

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