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Vietnam / Moratorium / Agnew / Reaction #200706

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1969
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew denounces Vietnam moratorium in New Orleans speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [AGNEW - says moratorium served as emotional purgative for those who lacked constructive plans. Effete corps of impudent snobs characterize selves as intellectuals.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(DC) Speech similar to George Wallace's references to intellectuals. [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says all ought to stop before we shout. There are many points of view.] [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - says Agnew's remarks poor policy, very undignified, and poor manners.] Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says speech not cleared with White House.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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