CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon attributed withdrawal decision to influence of Sir Robt, Thompson, British expert on 1950's guerrilla warfare in Malaya. Thompson stayed 5 weeks in Vietnam for President Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(London, England) [THOMPSON - says enemy lost steam. New troops young and have less training. Lost cream of Army during 1968 offensive. Talks must continue No more American concessions; more likely for enemy to fade away.]
REPORTER: Morley Safer
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