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Vietnam / Moratorium / Priests / South Vietnam #200596

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1969
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(Studio) Org. representative Catholic priests urges mbrS to support moratorium. American civilian workers' spokesperson in Saigon says 30 to try to give antiwar petition to Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker. Rptd. soldiers in Vietnam both for and against moratorium. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu calls it normal Democrat activity, but says most Americans support war. Invites 100 antiwar students to come there; convinced they would change their minds. Earlier he appealed to US not to desert them, while spking. at Hue memorial ceremony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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