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Clifford / United States Def. / USSR / Vietnam #1990

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1968
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Clark Clifford says United States to go ahead with plans for ABM system called Sentinel. Says Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia was factor in decision and now not time to reduce NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) strength. Spk. to National Press Club.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [CLIFFORD - says shouldn't believe strong United States force in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) no longer needed. Significant American presence in West Europe still needed. When and if we negotiate, safety and success demand we negotiate from strength. Hope to discuss arms limitations with USSR . Hopes for peace rest with continued military strength of US.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Clifford says as Hanoi faces futility of taking over South Vietnam by force, may see movement to bring peace closer. Says 550,000 ceiling on troops in Vietnam makes it clear war not unlimited drain on American Says progress made in turning over more fighting to South Vietnam and 3rd round enemy offensive may be underway.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:00

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