NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1970
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(Studio) Senator Mike Mansfield wants no United States aid to Cambodia; Senator Hugh Scott suggests giving enough weaponry to defend American lines; White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler reports no Nixon decision; Secretary of State William Rogers holds closed For. Relations Committee session.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Rogers doesn't reveal Cambodia aid plans, listens. [Committee Chairperson J. William FULBRIGHT - reports committee opposition to Cambodian military assistance; wants quick political settlement of Vietnam war.] Rogers warns communist Cambodian takeover might endanger Vietnamization; President would need Congress approval for large arms shipment; 2 Senators to introduction bill forbidding aid to Cambodia.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani