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Senate Foreign Relations Committee / President / Meeting #239471

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 1975
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets with President to discuss Vietnam aid and American evacuation proposals.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) Committee's questions for President rehashed. [Senator Frank CHURCH - says discussion ctrd. on ways for Congress to expedite President's requests.] [Senator Joe BIDEN - doesn't want United States to be mousetrapped into getting back into South Vietnam.] Mbrs. seem more determined than ever to prevent approval of mil. aid.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) White House spokesperson Ron Nessen refuses to give details with regard to meeting Draft legislature circulated on Capitol Hill requesting $73 million for emergency evacuation efforts. Admin. talking in terms of evacuating 150,000-200,000 South Vietnam if Congress gives go-ahead.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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