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Analysis (Laos Operation) #215697

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 24, 1971
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(Studio) End of Laos Operation starts new Vietnam War debate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Arguments about success of operation in terms of how and when to withdraw United States forces from South Vietnam. Arguments center on: tactical question, wisdom of setting fixed date for withdrawal; strategic question, effect of withdrawal on war balance, world situation. Any change in Nixon policy result of pressure from American people fed up with war.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Sevareid, Eric
Duration:
00:02:50

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