CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon announces another withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(San Clemente, California) [President News Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - says United States troops level in Vietnam to be reduced to 27,000 men by December, 1972.] Nixon says there will be an American presence in Vietnam until all POW's are released. Says bombing of North Vietnam will not be stopped before elections. Stresses amnesty for draft evaders must be contingent on penalty. Denies charges that administration is probusiness. Nixon refuses to debate McGovern, but does not object to Vice President non. debate. Criticizes Democrat controlled Congress
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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