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LBJ / Vietnam Troops' Con #244566

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1976
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(Studio) Report on visit President Lyndon B. Johnson made to troops.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Bragg, North Carolina) February 17, 1968, film shown. [JOHNSON - says may God keep you safely.] Johnson there to bid farewell to troops headed for Vietnam. Troops due to leave were at beer bash, so cmdrs. substituted soldiers who had just returned from year in Vietnam. [Retired ex-operating csdr., Brigadier General D.D. BLACKBURN - explains substitution.] [LBJ's VOICE - says farewell to troops.] Soldiers board plane.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(DC) Some soldiers nearly revolted thinking they were going back to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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