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Nixon Vietnam Speech / Advance Reaction #219930

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 1972
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(Studio) Advance reaction from Capitol Hill, on Nixon Vietnam proposal, favorable, even among some past critics of Vietnam policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senate Majority leader Mike MANSFIELD - says if offer made, it will end his fight with Admin.] [Senator Minority leader Hugh SCOTT - unsure of what President will announce.] [Senator George D. AIKEN - says President Nixon will spring a surprise.] [Senator J.W. FULBRIGHT - nonplussed that Nixon would not consult with Congress on such major foreign policy announcements.] [Senator Edward West BROOKE - expects definite withdrawal offer.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Nixon foreign policy speech and special CBS report announced for tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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