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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1969
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(Studio) Draft suspension being considered. President Nixon says 35,000 to be withdrawn by December 15. 60,000 to have left by 1969's end. House Leader Gerald Ford says other pullouts could occur if enemy infiltration conts. to decline.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [President NIXON - says time for meaningful talks here. Both sides should turn to peace.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) How many troops can President Nixon withdraw? He would like to leave only volunteers in Vietnam. Basic problem is getting North Vietnam to talk.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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