ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird tells Senate Foreign Relations Committee USSR using military aid for political infiltration. Cites threat of insurgency in Latin American and Asia. Pessimistic about Mideast; optimistic about Vietnam.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [LAIRD - says we've turned corner in Vietnam. Vietnamization moving forward.] [Senator William FULBRIGHT - feels Ky and Thieu interested in US funds.] Senator Albert Gore pressures Laird to admit United States troops ordered to put pressure on enemy.
REPORTER: Bill Downs
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