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Cambodia / More United States Aid / President's News Conference #238794

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1975
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(Studio) Strong congress reaction voiced against administration's drive for additional aid to Cambodia. At Florida news conf., President renews pressure for Cambodian money and needles Congress to act on energy and economy plans.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hollywood, Florida) [PRES. - says situation in Cambodia critical; thinks we should help Cambodia in its fight for freedom.] On domestic front, President sees no compromise with Congress till they agree on their approach to energy, economy problems. [PRES. - predicts Congress won't pass tax cut till June; believes action should have been taken by mid March.] Mr. Ford refuses comment on granting pardons to H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, John Mitchell, all Watergate cover-up defendants. [Mr. FORD - says men must apply for pardon through regular channels before request to be considered.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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