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West Germany / United States Troops #227613

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1973
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(Studio) Many Germans want United States troops out of their country
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bonn, West Germany) Germans march on United States embassy to protest presence American troops. [Garrison commander Major General Adrian ST. JOHN - says anti-Americanism of recent origin.] [Pvt. Richard EADES - says Germans try to avoid Americans] [Pfc. Mike LOGSDON - says Americans unwanted.] Emotions heated by American soldiers' gang rape of German girl. GI slain by Germans in restaurant for no apparent reason.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(DC) United States has 300,000 troops in Germany as NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) force. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says United States withdrawal without mutual USSR reduction from area would be disaster.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - says silly for United States to keep insisting cold war still on when other West European ntns. unwilling to help pay NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) costs.] Costs of maintaining overseas troops large and continually expanding.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:05:20

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