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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 18, 1971
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(Studio) Representative Paul McCloskey accuses Admin. not telling truth about Laos; speaks at "Dump Nixon" Rally in Providence, Rhode Island; members of Congress note growing opposition to Vietnam War.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Congmen. find Americans want United States out of Vietnam faster than Admin. doing so. [Senator Gaylord NELSON - recs. approval from non-U. audience for advocating immediate withdrawal from Vietnam.] [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - says American people frustrated by Vietnam War.] [Senator Stuart SYMINGTON - says friend, college President change opinions to oppose Vietnam War.] [Senator James ALLEN - says people in Alabama don't like or understand "no-win" war.] [Senator George AIKEN - thinks dove and hawk labels no longer apply; everyone now realists about war.] Congress sentiment may result in bill setting fixed date for US withdrawal.

Chancellor, John;
Duke, Paul

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