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Senate / United States Laos Involvement / Senate Symington #217801

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 07, 1971
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(Studio) Senator holds closed session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator learns United States spending twice what most believed being spent on mil., econ aid to Laos; Senator Stuart Symington proposes $200 million ceiling on United States aid to Laos. [SYMINGTON - believes ceiling would give Congress more control over United States support of activities in Laos.] Senator to vote next week on McGovern-Hatfield amendment to fix December 31 as United States withdrawal date from South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Lobby in support of amendment has begun.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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