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Vietnam / Johnson / Awards #198450

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 19, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson warns Vietnam war far from over.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President awards Congress medals of honor to 5 Army men, Catholic Chaplain Angelo Liteky, Captain James Taylor, sergeant Sam Davis, Spec. Dwight Johnson and Spec. Gary Wetzel. [JOHNSON - says other bitter days and battles ahead. Obtained just possibility of peace.] 61 medals given for Vietnam heroism; 33 by President [JOHNSON - quotes another President who said he'd rather receive Congress medal than be President Says hopes men's efforts won't have been in vain.] President putting demonstrations and negotiations in perspective.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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