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NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1968
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(Studio) Vice Presidential candidate, General Curtis LeMay, says he'll support President Johnson's decision to halt bombing whether he agrees or not. Says partial halt allows North Vietnam to move supplies down. In "McCall's", article by Senator Robert F. Kennedy says LeMay as Air Force chief of staff in 1962 and others advised President John F. Kennedy to bomb Cuban missiles and attack Cuba.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [LEMAY - says he doesn't recall all recommendations. Had capability to bomb and invade Cuba. Doesn't approve resolution of Cuban missile crisis. Could have gotten Communists& missiles out of Cuba.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) RFK says President Kennedy concerned that military advisors little concerned over military actions' implications.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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