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Vietnam / Nixon Peace Plans #202619

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy supports President Nixon's Vietnam peace plans, after Senator George McGovern attacks it in speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [McGOVERN - says military and others have been pressing Nixon to push offensive for military decision. Increased operations in South cause enemy offensive aimed to show no hope for military victory. Should halt military escalation.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Reporter says Nixon's aim is to exercise military restraint to enemy provocation while negotiations continue on 2 levels in Paris. Levels are deescalation and political solution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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