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CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky says 40,500 troops to pull out by November
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Admin. confirms report, though angry with Ky actions. President Nixon to announce numbers Tuesday It will leave 480,000 in Vietnam. President Nixon favors Joint Chiefs of Staff recommendation of 10,000 number in 1970. Vietnam Commander General Creighton Abrams to have final say on who will be withdrawn. He's opposed to pulling out Infantry.
REPORTER: Steve Rowan

(Studio) 1st 25,000 pulled out from Mekong Delta. North Vietnam move into area.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rowan, Steve

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