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Vietnam / Cease-Fire / US-South Vietnam / Meeting #205867

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam troops not observing Ho Chi Minh cease-f ire. Carry out 57 offenses in 24 hrs. Rptd. Viet Cong started 19 offenses. Americans observe truce. South Vietnam complain of no American air support. Washington, DC tries to cover up differences.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Officials call South Vietnam tactics defensive. Shrug and smile when told of no. of Viet Cong offensives. Admin. tries to show US-South Vietnam relations fine.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) White House conference to include Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense Secretary Melvin Laird, Vietnam Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker, and Am, Vietnam Commander Creighton Abrams.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:02:40

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