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Vietnam / Moratorium / House / Nixon / Republicans #2522

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1969
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(Studio) House moratorium supporters hope for all-night session. If roll call demanded and fewer than 218 there, they'll have to adjourn. White House makes moves to counter moratorium. Releases speech in which President Nixon says war to be over in 3 years He meets with Republican leaders
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Representative Gerald FORD - says New York Jets do well with 1 qtrback. and wouldn't do well with 11. President Nixon is good qtrback. and his plan will bring us peace in Vietnam.] [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says President Nixon shares anguish, but has a good plan to get what people are demonstrating for.] At ceremony with Mamie Eisenhower, President recalls Ike's thoughts on peace. [President NIXON - says Americans want peace. Want a lasting peace.] He'll seclude himself from moratorium.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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