ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1968
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(Studio) 400 government irregulars and Green Beret advisers at Special Forces camp at Katum when 1,000 enemy attack. 12 South Vietnam killed; 150 enemy killed. US cancels plans to send 1,100 armored cavalry squad to Vietnam; their equipment to be used by South Vietnam. Defense Secretary Clark Clifford says United States has no intention of reducing American troops in future. Says United States to increase commitments to 549,500. Tuesday, Representative Melvin Laird of House defense appropriations subcommittee says likely United States troops will drop by 90,000 in next 9 mos. No progress at Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
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