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Vietnam / Moratorium / Thieu / Hue / North Vietnam / Agnew #2523

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu says protesters representative minority of American opinion. Says protesters ought to go to Vietnam to see what's going on for themselves. Thieu in Hue for mass burial of civilians killed in 1968. North Vietnam P.Min. Pham Van Dong calls demonstration worthy rebuff to President policy. Says North Vietnam endorse struggle.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Vice President Spiro AGNEW - calls North Vietnam letter intrusion into United States affairs by enemy power. Indicates lack of understanding of open dissent. Ldrs.' moratorium should repudiate support of North Vietnam.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Moratorium Committee says October 15 appeal to conscience of American people. Says regrettable government to grasp at straw to discredit patriotism of Americans who desire peace.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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