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Vietnam Criticism / Senate Debate #200523

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1969
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(Studio) Congress debates Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Hugh Scott says President Nixon declares he won't be 1st President to preside over American defeat. [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - says President has had 9 mos. to end war. Withdrawal and draft reductions only tokens.] [Senator John TOWER - says bombing North Vietnam, closing Haiphong Port, and stopping enemy communication and supplies should be considered. Can achieve victory.] Senator Barry Goldwater also expressed dissatisfaction. Senator Eugene McCarthy plans news conference Thursday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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