NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 1974
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(Studio) Ford to decide on extent of leniency soon. Defense Secretary James Schlesinger and Attorney General William Saxbe to present views to Ford Saturday Army recommends 2 IN bases: Fort Benj. Harrison and Camp Atterbury where returning deserters or evaders might be processed. Group demanding total amnesty at White House
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Group claims petition for total amnesty with 52,000 signatures. President assistant, Dr. Theodore Marrs, meets group. [Gold star mother Mrs. Louise RANSOM - says total amnesty won't dishonor her dead son.] [MARRS - says lost father in World War I. No doubt Ford to search diligently for answer with conscience.] No one in group felt Ford would grant total amnesty.
REPORTER: John Cochran
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