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[Broadcast joined in progress.] Walter Cronkite (New York City)
(Studio) President Ford to deliver state of world address tonight. Several demonstrations, hawk and dove, held in Washington, DC today; Reverend Carl McIntyre schedules rally at Capitol 1/2 hour before Mr. Ford's address. Film of DC demonstrations shown. Embassies of South Vietnam and Cambodia say few hundred US vets recently inquire about returning to combat as volunteers. Bipartisan group of 88 Congmen. writes President, urging humanitarian relief for victims of war.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger presents 3 options to President Ford with regard to US policy toward Indochina. Options include renewal of American bombing, more econ. and military aid, appeal for cease-fire peace talks and humanitarian aid. Rptdly. President considers combination of 2nd and 3rd options to be presented during state of world address. Kissinger spends day with President [KISSINGER - says quest for peace can't be given up as admins. come and go.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kalb, Marvin
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