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Vietnam / President Address #223297

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 08, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon to address nation on Vietnam at 9:00 p.m. EDT. Anxiety builds with work of renewed bombing around Hanoi, North Vietnam, and meeting of President with National Security Council
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) Secretary Rogers rushed back from Europe to attend meeting, as does VP Agnew. Congress bipartisan leaders summoned for conference prior to Nixon's speech. Speculation cited: cancellation of Moscow trip; President to meet with South Vietnam president Thieu; United States Marines to be landed; Haiphong Harbor blocked; Kissinger secret trip; introduction of secret weapon; new Geneva conference all rumors.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Senator requests meeting with President Senator John Stennis says meeting requested as emergency confronts President Senators Fulbright and Church complain that Senator is not consulted before decisions are made.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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