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Vietnam / Criticism and Support #442749

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1969
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(Studio) Democrats, reject 60-day lull in war criticism asked for by President Nixon. Senator William Fulbright wants moratorium on killing, not on debate. Says he'll speak out until sure the administration is trying to get United States out of war. Senators Edward Kennedy and Frank Church support Fulbright. Senators Hugh Scott, John Tower, and Barry Goldwater defend administration Senator Scott says President Nixon states he wouldn't be the 1st American President to preside over American defeat. Senator Tower calls on White House to resume North Vietnam bombing and destroy Port of Haiphong. Goldwater says military victory possible.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet
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00:01:00

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