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Vietnam / Cong. #224047

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 1972
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(Studio) House For. Affairs Committee votes to get all American servicemen out of S.E. Asia by October 1 provided American POWs are released. Amendment attached to For. Aid Authorization Bill.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Yesterday, Senator passed end-the-war amendment by 5 votes. Doves were jubilant, so jubilant that 5 Senators who had voted for it, left before final vote on For. Aid Bill to which amendment was attached. They were: Senators Percy, Muskie, Anderson, Moss, and Eagleton. Republicans pick up dove votes from Mansfield, Fulbright who vote against foreign aid because of principle. Thus, For. Aid Bill killed by 6 votes. Senator Scott criticizes McGovern's absence. Says he had an opportunity to put vote where his oratory is.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(DC) [Senator Edward BROOKE - files same antiwar amendment to Military Procurement Bill for another round.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Senator Brock, avid administration supporter, says he will tell Muskie and Eagleton how they really missed the vote.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

Chung, Connie;
McLaughlin, Marya;
Mudd, Roger

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