ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon avoids, as LBJ didn't, using medal ceremonies as platform for war policy defense
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) 4 Vietnam heroes honored. Army Secretary Stanley Resor explains what sergeant Robert Patterson did. President Nixon gives medal to Patterson. [President NIXON - says heroism nation's greatest asset. Challenges of peace to uncover new heroism.] Low-key ceremony.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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