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Vietnam / Congressional Hearing #22779

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 10, 1973
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(Studio) Defense Secretary designate Elliot Richardson questioned by Senator Armed Services Committee today about B-52 raids on Hanoi.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) [RICHARDSON - says decision to bomb Hanoi must have been difficult for Nixon. Richardson might have made same decision in his position.] [Senator Harry BYRD - asks if Richardson approves bombing raids of December] [RICHARDSON - says supports it. Warns against Congress cutting off war funds since might endanger peace talks.] Senator Harold Hughes warns that he might fight Richardson nomination as protest against Nixon Vietnam policy.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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