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Vietnam / Tonkin Resolution / Protests / McGovern #2521

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1969
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(Studio) Senators Jacob Javits and Claiborne Pell to ask Congress to revoke Gulf of Tonkin resolution that gave President power to fight in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Under Javits-Pell plan, Americans would stop combat operations by end of `70. [JAVITS - says South Vietnam could lose war, but we have to get out sometime.] Women's Peace Group demonstrates on Capitol Hill. All Congmen. to get tiny flag-draped coffins. [Senator George McGOVERN - says President indicated he has gotten moratorium message.] Most Congmen. see peaceful dissent as American tradition.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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