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Nixon News Conference / Inflation / Judge / Unrest / Vietnam / Laos #7274

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon feels his anti-inflation measures working. He's still for Judge Clement Haynsworth, Says he won't let campus unrest affect him.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [President NIXON - says if administration proposed arbitrary war cutoff date, it would mean continuing war until that time. It's defeatist attitude; not in interests of US, Pullout proposals undercut our negotiating position in Paris,] United States spills over into Laos and many afraid Laos could be new Vietnam. [Pres, NIXON - says no American combat forces in Laos. We've provided training. United States has aerial activities over Laos and it's Ho Chi Minh trail.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Bill Gill reports it's open secret that Americans fly over and walk in Laos daily.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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