ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1972
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(Studio) Yesterday Secretary of State William Rogers praised Nixon foreign affairs record before Republican platform committee at Fontainebleau Hotel. Today Secretary Defense Melvin Laird speaks.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Miami Beach, Florida) [LAIRD - says South Vietnam will continue to resist aggression with increasing self-reliance until negotiated settlement made. Insists American needs leader who does not waver.] At Eden Rock Hotel, Representative Paul McCloskey laments lesser treatment accorded him by platform committee [McCLOSKEY - says Republican leaders don't want embarrassing testimony given to full committee Raises issues of Vietnam and campaign contributions.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
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