ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Hugh Scott came out for unilateral cease-fire. Representative Gerald Ford expects reduced military responsibility in 1970, and abolishment of draft. Pentagon doesn't like false optimism.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird says unilateral cease-fire not successful approach. Says United States Vietnam spending to be cut to $17 billion. It could mean 200,000 pullout.
REPORTER: Bill Downs
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