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Vietnam / Ky Criticism / Viet Cong Rejects Plan / Withdrawal #6183

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky says most American troops could have been withdrawn this year if United States hadn't made so many mistakes. Criticizes mild policy and economic aid. Says Defense Department waited too long to modernize Army. VC spokesperson Mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh rejects South Vietnam peace plan, and predicts war to go on 10-20 years More United States troops withdrawn.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Danang, South Vietnam) Marine unit 1st to arrive in Vietnam departs from Danang to Okinawa. Gifts given to troops. [SOLDIER - says ready to go.] [United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General Herman NICKERSON - says pacification permits United States to do less and South Vietnam do more.]
REPORTER: Frank Mariano

Mariano, Frank;
Reynolds, Frank

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