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South Vietnam Affairs #208418

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 1970
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(Studio) Saigon, newsmen targets for American and South Vietnam military police; cameramen beaten; 3 reporters jailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Trial of 2 Congmen. lasts over an hour; neither were there; 1 out of cntry., the other's attorney arrived in time to hear sentencing; death for Ho, and 20 years for Chau. Ho believed hiding in South Vietnam; Chau stays in National Assembly; claims immunity from arrest. [CHAU - says sees sentence as Thieu vendetta.]
REPORTER: George Syvertsen

Cronkite, Walter;
Syvertsen, George

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