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Vietnam / Mansfield Criticism #5461

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 1969
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(Studio) Senate majority leader Mike Mansfield defends other senators who speak out against war. Says senators have right to criticize and criticizes administration policy of maintaining maximum military pressure. It doesn't reduce casualties or bring war to end.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) By calling for reduction of casualties, Mansfield moves away from Nixon plan. Calls for de-escalation, regardless of what happens in Paris.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:01:30

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