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Vietnam / Rogers / McGovern / Ben Het #6265

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1969
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(Studio) Reporters not sure if Secretary Rogers hopeful on Vietnam.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [ROGERS - tells of fighting lull. Have to see if it has significance.] Rogers left answers fuzzy. If lull conts., administration to see it as sign Hanoi wants to deescalate.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) Rogers says United States wants to talk disarmament with USSR , and there's progress at Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) War critic Senator George McGovern says at secret meeting 6 weeks ago, Hanoi leaders told him United States forces must withdraw forces to end war, and quit backing regime that doesn't have public support.

(Studio) Road between Dak To and Ben Het declared secure. Armored convoy makes it to Ben Het. B-52's blast area.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

McBee, Keith;
Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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