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(Studio) President Nixon speaks against Senator Mansfield's amendment to reduce US troop strength in Europe 50%.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Key Biscayne, Florida) Nixon says amendment mistake of historic proportion; former President Johnson, others back Nixon's statement.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
(Studio) Nixon has support of old Democrat names from past.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) [General Andrew J. GOODPASTER - says necessary to maintain present NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) troops in Europe to continue peace, security.] [Former Undersecretary State George West BALL - says cheaper to maintain troops in Europe than US.] [Averell HARRIMAN - reduce European troop strengths through negotiations with USSR ; calls Mansfield's amendment untimely.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker
- Mudd, Roger;
- Pierpoint, Robert;
- Walker, Hal
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