NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1969
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(Studio) Federal Communications Commission says commentary after President Nixon's Vietnam speech protected by Const. and couldn't be censored. Broadcasters required to present other viewpoints.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Montgomery, Alabama) Much support in South for President' Vietnam plan. Vice President Spiro Agnew speaks against antiwar movement and press. [AGNEW - says political leaders shouldn't be intimidated by the News Media.] [Alabama Governor Albert BREWER - intros. Agnew.] [Vice President AGNEW - speaks of magazine referring to him. as "great polarizer." Network commentators and "New York Times" no longer have criticism immunity.] On Laos tour, George Wallace says Vice President is "copycat."
REPORTER: Charles Quinn