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Vietnam / White House Meeting / Speech #203490

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon to speak to nation on Vietnam Wednesday United States Vietnam Commander General Creighton Abrams briefs Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon probably to ask for public patience while secret talks go on. Abrams met with Nixon, Defense Secretary Melvin Laird, Joint Chiefs of Staff General Earle Wheeler, and Advisor Henry Kissinger. Secretary of State William Rogers en route to Saigon. Speculated Rogers' departure and Abrams' arrival not just coincidence. Bipartisan Congmen. join discussion. Nothing mad. to be told in Wednesday speech.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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