• Short Summary

    IN A NATIONALLY TELEVISED NEWS CONFERENCE THE DEMOCRATIC FRONT FUNNER FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION, SEN.?

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    IN A NATIONALLY TELEVISED NEWS CONFERENCE THE DEMOCRATIC FRONT FUNNER FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION, SEN. EDMUND MUSKIE SAID THAT HE FELT A TOTAL COMMITMENT TO END THE WAR IN VIETNAM AS RAPIDLY AS POSSIBLE. HE SAID THAT AS FAR AS MILITARY AID TO SAIGON IS CONCERNED THAT THE NATURE OF THAT AID DEPENDED ON WHETHER A PEACE WAS NEGOTIATED OR WAS UNILATERAL ON THE PART OF TGE U.S.- BUT IN EITHER CASE HE ONLY SAW THAT AID AS TRANSITIONAL. HE WEN??? ON TO SAY THAT MILITARY AID COULD NO LONGER BE THE BASIS OF THE CONTINUATION OF THE WAR AND THAT HE HAS A FUNDAMENTAL COMMITMENT TO END THE WAR. HE SAID THAT HE WOULD GET THE U.S. OUT OF VIETNAM, IF HE WERE ELECTED, BY AGREEING TO A COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL DEPENDENT ON ONLY TWO CONDITIONS- 1) THE SAFE WITHDRAWAL OF U.S. TROOPS AND 2) THE SAFE RETURN OF POW'S, AND HE EMPHASIZED THAT HIS MAIN OBJECTIVE WAS A COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL FROM VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4257ZPAOOMSH7OHDN40G4QHM3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4257ZPAOOMSH7OHDN40G4QHM3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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