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Rogers / Laird / Cong. Testimony #215306

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 09, 1971
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(Studio) Secys. Rogers and Laird testify before Congress cmtes. concerning Laos situation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Rogers and Laird maintain Laos operation saves United States lives and speeds US withdrawal. [ROGERS - says United States out of combat role by mid-year.] [LAIRD - says South Vietnam not expected to win every battle, but capable of handling present operations.] 40-45,000 United States troops remain in South Vietnam until next February
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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