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Ho Funeral #205438

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 11, 1969
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(Studio) Film report on Ho Chi Minh's funeral.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hanoi, North Vietnam) People shown grieving and sobbing. Religion may evolve out of his death. 100,000 in Red Sq. for state funeral. Ldrs. there include Cambodia's Prince Norodom Sihanouk, and USSR Premier Kosygin. No observed burial; entombment place to be kept quiet 1st Secretary, of Party, Le Duan, reads ovation and "Ho's will" or message to people calling for union of world Communists Communist leaders weep.
REPORTER: Michael MacClear Canadian Broadcasting System

Reporter(s):
MacClear, Michael;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:05:00

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