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Nixon Speech / Congressional Reaction / Acheson #201384

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 04, 1969
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(Studio) Doves on Capitol Hill not as receptive as "great silent majority" to President Nixon's Vietnam speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) War critics deny raising false hopes about speech; express disappointment that speech fell short of hopes. [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - says war should be won if it's justified. If not justified, war should be ended. He's taken on LBJ war.] [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - hoped for something new to give hope.] [Senator John STENNIS - thinks United States could pull out honorably in 2 years Shouldn't put timetables on items like this.] Strongest Democrat praise came from Ex-Secretary of State, Dean Acheson.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No Location Given) [Secretary ACHESON - didn't expect spectacular solution.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee to reschedule Vietnam hearings.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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