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Vietnam Criticism and Def. / Agnew #445863

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 30, 1969
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(Studio) Divisions caused by Vietnam apparent on Memorial Day. Senator Edward Kennedy again attacks what he terms senseless military actions for delaying Paris Peace Talks. Representative Roman Pucinski says was told United States could withdraw 100,000 if bombing of North Vietnam resumed. Vice President Spiro Agnew defends United States position in speech at Arlington National Cemetery.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Arlington, Virginia) Agnew places wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier. [AGNEW - says only alternate to war is pursuit of peace. Cannot turn backs on position of world leader Not only defending South Vietnam integrity, but ours.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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