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Vietnam / Opposition #462136

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 29, 1972
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(Studio) When Congress reconvenes, opposition to war expected to be great. House Democrats begin organizing today. Senator Fulbright asks Henry Kissinger and Secretary of State Rogers to closed Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting Kissinger expected to refuse. William Saxbe, Republican, says Nixon must have lost senses on new bombing campaign.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Mechanicsburg, Ohio) [Senator SAXBE - says bombing unproductive and ridiculous. Congress should do whatever necessary to stop war.]
REPORTER: Joe Mosbrook

(Studio) Even Chicago city council opposes bombing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Democrat-controlled council debates resolution calling on President to end bombing. [Alderman Leon DESPRES - says United States action in Vietnam worst thing happened in lifetime. Deliberate killing civilians horrible.] [Alderman William SINGER - says council must tell Nixon to stop war.] Council votes 39-0 for resolution. 1 abstains.

(Studio) White House silent on war.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Nixon at Camp David working on inaugural address. Kissinger and General Alexander Haig on vacation, as is Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler. Dep. Press Secretary Jerry Warren answers no questions.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Lou;
Mosbrook, Joe;
Valeriani, Richard

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