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CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 1970
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(Studio) White House tries to rally Republican support in Senate debate to limit Cambodian operation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird, President Adviser Kissinger and Under-Secretary State Elliot Richardson tell Senator Cooper-Church amendment passage would be no-confidence vote for Nixon. [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - says passage not in United States best interest.] [Senator Charles GOODELL - says invasion success yet unseen.] [Senator Howard BAKER - reports Congress-Executive relations may improve.] Const. conflict inherent in amendment; administration wants free hand to re-enter Cambodia, doubts South Vietnam ability.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:40

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