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Schlesinger / Press Conference #226495

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 1973
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(Studio) A result of Mid. E. war and to protect oil shipment lanes, Secretary Defense James Schlesinger announces Navy to maintain regular patrols in Indian Ocean. At news conf., Schlesinger also discusses Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) War Powers Act under investigation. Bombing resumption may be possible without Congress approval. [SCHLESINGER - believes President would request permission for bombing from Congress] [Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER - admits war powers bill under probe. Findings to be made public.] For. Relations Committee Chairperson William Fulbright believes any bombing campaign would require Congress authority. [FULBRIGHT - thinks Kissinger's promise with regard to bombing and Congress authority holds good.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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