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Vietnam / Nixon and Dicks / Moratorium #200571

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1969
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(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

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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