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Vietnam / South Vietnam Election / Irregularities #213580

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) President Nguyen Van Thieu wins 91% of South Vietnam vote. 85% voters turned out.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) No one concerned with election but foreign reporters Downtown area guarded against anti-government protests. Security for newly elected lower house Of 159 mbrs., 65 supporters of Thieu, 33 against. Thieu doesn't attend lower house opening, as has in past. He needs little legislature support.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

(Studio) Danang election representative claims tampering with results. Reporter Bruce Dunning reports ballot box stuffing and figure riggings widespread.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Williams, Jeff

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