ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 13, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon announces further United States troop cuts in South Vietnam. Troop levels since 1969 charted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(White House) [NIXON - says 70,000 to be withdrawn, leaving 69,000 by May 1.] [Defense Secretary, Melvin LAIRD - minimizes enemy dry-season offensive as try for attention. Predicts South Vietnam victory in 75% battles. Attacks Democrat President hopefuls who espouse quicker withdrawals.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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