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Vietnam / Fighting / Bombing / Mr. Mtn. #2016

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1968
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(Studio) Communists attack force of 101st air mobile division at Trang Dau, using women and children as shields. 31 Americans killed; 41 hurt. Viet Cong explode sachel charge at government information office in Cholon, Chinese district of Saigon. 13 killed.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tam Toa, South Vietnam) Man called "Mr. Mtn." carried by Navy on its' rolls as Chief Joshua Page.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Tam Toa, South Vietnam) Page been here 2 years Volunteered for civic action program and assigned to lead 3 - man village-action team. Residents of town are Catholic from North Vietnam. [PAGE - says old ladies sent children out to call me "black American" and "monkey". Was ready to quit because name-calling continued People probably never saw black before.] Children go to school in building he had constructed. Page shown with children and adults. [PAGE - no audio.]

Baker, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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