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United States Vietnam Withdrawal Date / McGovern-Hatfield Amendment #217387

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1971
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(Studio) State Secretary William P. Rogers says no date for United States withdrawal from South Vietnam will be set; disappointed former Defense Secretary Clark Clifford not 1st to bring plan for obtaining POWs' release to government; Senator debate on McGovern-Hatfield amendment being concluded.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Amendment calls for cutting off Vietnam War funds December 31st. [Senator George S. McGOVERN - says can't understand why Senators would vote against amendment since American public obviously favors it.] Senator Lawton Chiles intros. bill setting June 30th, 1972, withdrawal date. [CHILES - says Senators may vote against McGovern-Hatfield amendment; sets date only 4 mos. away; would weaken President Nixon position; hasn't decided how will vote on amendment.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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