ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1970
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(Studio) Communists 15 mile from Phnom Penh; Cambodia asks United States aid; White House reports sending captured rifles, considers more help; Nixon's moves undecided.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Mil. advisers urge President aid to Cambodia; diplomats want to avoid involvement; Pentagon wants fast American action to save Cambodian government, send military advisers; could shorten Vietnam war; communist takeover would increase enemy power and position. [Senator John STENNIS - advises caution.] [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - fears widening war.]
REPORTER: John Scali
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