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Resolutions / Overseas Crises #208546

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 05, 1970
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(Studio) Gradually President get resolutions giving them vast authority dealing with overseas crises, most notable, 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution of President Johnson. Bi-partisan effort launched; aimed at reasserting Sen's. constitutional rights in foreign policy. Senator Mike Mansfield, backer of movement, wants to have recent grants repealed, says grants outdated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Charles MATHIAS JR. - says by supporting resolution President would reassure country and Congress depth of his commitment.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Matters of foreign commitments came up in interview with Lyndon B. Johnson.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [JOHNSON - states American people approved more than 40 alliances, either honor them or get out of them.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Cronkite, Walter

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