Search the Archive

Nixon Speech / Vietnam Withdrawal Date / Taylor Family #15363

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Withdrawal deadline from Vietnam, primary question in DC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) President Nixon sets no date for total United States withdrawal from Vietnam in speech last night. [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says Nixon mentioned total withdrawal and success of Vietnamization for 1st time last night; in response to reporter question, believes Nixon intends to end war before 1972 election.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(Studio) In speech Nixon recalled presentation of posthumous medal to sergeant Carl G. Taylor's widow; Nixon says wants to end war in way worthy of Taylor's sacrifice.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Avella, Pennsylvania) [Mrs. Shirley TAYLOR - says had no idea Nixon would single out husband. In response to reporter's questions, replies husband believed in what United States fighting for, Vietnam deserved freedom and helping preserve US freedom by fighting; husband would say be proud of US; if want to live in US, should be willing to fight for it.]
REPORTER: Bob Sprague (WTAE-TV)

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.