CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1972
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(Studio) 10 Democrat Senators (incl. McGovern) call on Congress to oppose United States bombing of North Vietnam dikes. Senator Edward Kennedy accuses Nixon of deliberate policy to destroy dike system.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Capitol) [KENNEDY - doesn't believe United States can bomb North Vietnam into negotiated settlement. Says devastation caused by destruction of dikes could be equal to use of atomic bomb.]
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
(White House) President Press Secretary Ron Ziegler calls Kennedy's charge irresponsible, serving to further enemy's propaganda campaign.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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