• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NIXON YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ADMITTED THAT HIS EFFORTS TO END THE VIETNAM WAR WERE NOT GOING AS WELL AS HOPED, BUT HE REJECTED THE IDEA OF A SPECIFIC TIMETABLE FOR A U.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NIXON YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ADMITTED THAT HIS EFFORTS TO END THE VIETNAM WAR WERE NOT GOING AS WELL AS HOPED, BUT HE REJECTED THE IDEA OF A SPECIFIC TIMETABLE FOR A U.S. WITHDRAWAL. THE PRESIDENT WAS SPEAKING AT HIS FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE FOR MORE THAN THREE MONTHS.

    MR. NIXON TOLD NEWSMEN HIS OBJECTIVE WAS STILL TO END THE FIGHTING BY THE END OF 1970. BUT TO SET A FIXED DATE FOR AN AMERICAN PULL-OUT, HE SAID, WOULD ENCOURAGE THE COMMUNISTS TO CARRY ON FIGHTING AND THUS SPOIL HIS EFFORTS TO END THE WAR AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

    THE PRESIDENT ALSO APPEALED FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN HIS BID TO END THE VIETNAM WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA41ZHU5USXC0DOWRMK3DAY2AXM
    Media URN:
    VLVA41ZHU5USXC0DOWRMK3DAY2AXM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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