NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1972
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(Studio) H.R. Haldeman, President Aide, attacks Democrats who criticize Nixon's Vietnam peace plan, saying they consciously aid the enemy.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [HALDEMAN - says critics must be in favor of Communist government in South Vietnam, and put partisanship above peace.]
(Studio) Democratic National Chairperson Lawrence O'Brien calls on President Nixon to instruct Haldeman to name accused and document charges or retract statement and make public apology. Senate Majority leader Mike Mansfield says freedom of speech is allowed. Senator Edmund Muskie made no comment.
(DC) [Senator George MCGOVERN - says President has reverted to the old Nixon, impugning patriotism of those disagreeing with him.]