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Vietnam / Cong. #224972

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 1972
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(Studio) Senator kills effort to pass end the war amendment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Wavering Republicans waver less in Presidential campaign year Senator, eager to recess, avoids lengthy debate. Many antiwar Senators absent. Amendment would have been killed by House Senator Edward Brooke's amendment would have set 4 month deadline on pull-out from South East Asia. Senator John Stennis moved to strike it. Vice President Agnew present to break possible tie. Vote: 45-42. Absentees: Jordan, Saxbe, Stafford, Taft, McGee, Metcalf, Spong, Williams, McGovern, Humphrey. [BROOKE - criticizes McGovern's absence.] Senator passes $1.8 billion foreign aid military authorization bill 46 to 41.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd Artist: Aggie Whelan

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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