CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1969
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(Studio) Secretary, of Defense Melvin Laird rejects Senator Charles Goodell's proposal that all United States troops be withdrawn by December, 1970. Says error to set specific dates.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Congress thinks administration has no plans for ending war. Senator Mike Mansfield says he has no conclusion as to whether administration has plan. Goode 11 says not aware of what the President' plan is, [GOODELL - says bill to tell South Vietnam we'd be out in yr,] [Senator William FULBRIGHT - says bill would strengthen President' hand.] Representative Morris Udall calls for withdrawal by Dec, 31, 1970, [UDALL - says most Congmen. feel steps must be taken to end war.] President Nixon won't be able to ignore criticism much longer,
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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