CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) President Nixon to meet with top advisors. Shift in American war policy indicated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Plan is not to start action except in response to enemy's movements and to only engage in "protective reaction." South Vietnam probably won't agree. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler denies relations split between President Nixon and Thieu. DC may be more pleased if South Vietnam do more offensives on their own. General Creighton Abrams unhappy about protective reaction and more troop cutbacks. Feel it will leave United States vulnerable.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.