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    THE U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE MR. WILLIAM ROGERS SAYS THE VIETNAM WAR IS BEING SCALED?

  • Description

    THE U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE MR. WILLIAM ROGERS SAYS THE VIETNAM WAR IS BEING SCALED DOWN, REPRESENTING TREMENDOUS PROGRESS FOR THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION. IN A TELEVISION INTERVIEW YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), MR ROGERS SAID THERE HAD BEEN A DROP IN THE RATE OF COMBAT ACTIVITY, CASUALTIES ON BOTH SIDES WERE DOWN, AND THE NUMBER OF NORTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS IN THE SOUTH WAS DECREASING.

    INTERVIEWED AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT, MR ROGERS SUGGESTED THAT IN TIME THE WAR MIGHT SIMPLY FADE AWAY. HE DISCLOSED THAT PRESIDENT NIXON HAD IN MIND A SCHEDULE FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF ALL AMERICAN FORCES FROM VIETNAM.

    HOWEVER, THE SECRETARY OF STATE HELD OUT LITTLE HOPE THAT THERE WOULD BY ANY PROGRESS FOR SOME TIME AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEE1UDK90I5SO5FPU2ONRK0JH0
    Media URN:
    VLVAEE1UDK90I5SO5FPU2ONRK0JH0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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