NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1972
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(Studio) In Nixon address to nation, he announced: 20,000 more troops would be withdrawn from South Vietnam by July 1, resumption of Paris Peace Talks, continuation of United States bombing of North Vietnam until offensive halted. United States planes strike North Vietnam, 80 mile south of Hanoi. Senators McGovern and Humphrey, campaigning in Ohio, react to President Vietnam decisions.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Akron, Ohio) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says United States must declare its military commitment in South Vietnam is coming to an end. Says continuation of bombing serves no purpose.] (Cleveland, Ohio) [Senator George MCGOVERN - says Nixon runs war to suit his own reelection timetable.]
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