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Vietnam / Laird and Fulbright #202722

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird faces highly critical disarmament sub-committee Chairperson Senator For. Relations Committee William Fulbright leads attack.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [FULBRIGHT - asks Laird not to delay in changing Vietnam policy President Nixon inherited. If war escalated, will be Mr. Nixon's war.] [LAIRD - says administration committed to ending war.] [FULBRIGHT - says evidence points to long time to come in Vietnam. Admin. could be heroes if war turned around. Situation must be changed.] [LAIRD - reports no escalation of war by Allies since January 20. Viet Cong and North Vietnam escalated war.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) anti-ballistic missile issue to be viewed later.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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