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Laird / News Conference #198797

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 13, 1968
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(Studio) Melvin Laird goes to Walter Reed Army Med. Cntr. to talk with former President Eisenhower. Meets with Clark Clifford, with regard to Defense Secretary job.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [LAIRD - hopes for Vietnam war end by budget time.] Strong military posture and nuclear superiority favored by Laird. [LAIRD - wanted Democrat as Defense Secretary Recommended Henry Jackson for job.]
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Cronkite, Walter;
Rowan, Ford

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