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Senate Resolution / South Vietnam Situation / South Vietnam Aid #239611

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1975
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(Studio) United States Senator passes resolution urging President Ford to seek political settlement of Vietnam war. Present and future aid depends on good faith efforts to reach cease-fire. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and United States Army chief of staff Frederick Weyand seek further aid for South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Kissinger learns of Thieu resignation early in day. Later Kissinger and Israeli foreign minister Yigal Allon meet to discuss recent damage to Israeli-American relations General Weyand's and Kissinger's attempts to obtain money for South Vietnam somewhat successful. House Appropriations Committee approves $330 million aid package for South Vietnam. Kissinger hopes Tran Van Lam, South Vietnam Senator pres., takes power and opens talks with North Vietnam for negotiated surrender.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:02:00

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