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Sihanouk's Ouster #208756

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 18, 1970
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(Studio) Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk deposed while visiting Moscow; right-wing gens. say former leader pro-communist
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) 5 days ago... [SIHANOUK - says no need for coup; he'll go right if necessary; opponents more interested in United States dollars than in Cambodia.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Sihanouk leaves Moscow for Peking; quotes Soviet Premier as saying Cambodian anti-communist drive may lead to war with North Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) United States administration surprised at ouster; think Sihanouk still in Cambodian pols.; information scant; Washington, DC - Phnom Penh communication stops; coup will realign S.E. Asian lines; American should launch new peace efforts. [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - believes Sihanouk's overthrow will yield Cambodian chaos; wants him back in power.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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