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Cambodia / United States Aid / Senate / White House #209424

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1970
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Bypassed Introduction Walter Cronkite (NYC)

(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers and Senate Foreign Relations Committee discuss Cambodian aid prospects.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator J. William Fulbright, committee firmly oppose United States aid. [FULBRIGHT - says President must decide; Cambodian request very large, would require American advisers.] Communist conference of South East Asian leaders incling. ousted Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk will try to reinstate former ruler.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird wants United States role limited to Vietnam, must support American bomb raids into Cambodia if current government falls; Nixon responsible for decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) South Vietnam wants United States air cover for extensive Cambodian operations; White House won't comment; Press Secretary Ron Ziegler says President concerned about Cambodian communists' effect on Vietnam war; appears to be preparing Americans for US aid; Nixon, Laird and Rogers confer; President sees other apol. guests; in no hurry to make aid choice.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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