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Ho Death / China-USSR / South Vietnam Reaction #205823

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 05, 1969
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(Studio) Peking group, led by P.Min. Chou En-lai, leaves Hanoi after paying respects to Ho Chi Minh. Soviet group led by P.Min. Aleksei Kosygin still en route South Vietnam For. Min. Tran Van Lam says shouldn't be objections to South Vietnam pols, attending Ho funeral. Report, on South Vietnam reaction.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) South Vietnam learn of death by radio and newspapers. People mourn death of patriot. [WOMAN - says great man died. Pity he wasn't ntlist; he started out to be.] [2nd WOMAN - says Ho was a good man. He worked hard for cntry.] [3rd WOMAN - calls Ho great because he tried to win Vietnam's freedom.] [Former For. Min. TRAN VAN DO - says his successors won't have all his Power.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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