ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1973
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(Studio) President agrees to abide by Congress' decision on Cambodian bombing but considers action like abandoning friend. President writes letter to Senator and House warning Hanoi that bombing halt not signal for fresh aggression. As much aid as possible to be given to Cambodia.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Admiral Thomas Moorer, chairperson Joint Chiefs of Staff, says bombing to halt August 15, but United States unarmed reconnaissance planes to fly over Cambodia and Laos. Senator William Fulbright reacts to President' letter. [FULBRIGHT - thinks Cambodia not an ally. United States invaded neutral cntry., Cambodia. United States has no political ties.] [Admiral MOORER - believes Cambodia has chance to keep insurgents from Phnom Penh without United States air support.] If Cambodia survives, United States to send millions of $ in military supplies through 1974. Plan approved by Congress
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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