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Nixon Peace Proposal / United States Reaction #17687

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1972
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(Studio) Nixon peace plan praised by Republicans Senator Hugh Scott says those who feel Nixon didn't go far enough, advocate total surrender. Democrats think move was for political advantage.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Senator Mike Mansfield commends President action; Senator Henry Jackson also praises move. [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - will applaud action if it results in peace.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - would rather see end to fighting in Vietnam rather than end to political fighting at home.] [Senator George MCGOVERN - calls plan clever election year political maneuver.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - calls for 1, instead of 8, point plan, withdrawal of all United States support in Vietnam in exchange for prisoners.]

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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