Search the Archive

Vietnam / Nixon and Dicks / Moratorium #200571

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President Nixon reasserts that United States policy won't be made in sts. He'll report on war in 3 weeks
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President to speak November 3 on TV, possibly due to moratorium and evidence. President considering speeding up plan to end war. He met with Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, and then Defense Secretary Melvin Laird, Chairperson and Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Earle Wheeler. He makes public letter to student, saying, to allow government policy to be made in sts. would destroy democrat progress. Says he's working for peace, with all Americans [Georgetown University Student Randy DICKS - says President saying he wouldn't be affected by moratorium sounded like prejudgment.] White House says President to say no more about moratorium before Wednesday
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.