CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu says president election to take place even without opponent on ballot.
REPORTER: John Hart
(Saigon, South Vietnam) Film shows Thieu arriving for meeting with province chiefs, administration officials; Thieu met earlier with United States Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker; Thieu rptdly. orders Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky's name to remain on ballot despite Ky's objections; Thieu says election to take place as scheduled unless South Vietnam Supreme Court rules otherwise.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer
(Saigon, South Vietnam) United States GIs ordered off streets due to rumors of possible coup against Thieu government; United States military jeep destroyed in hit-and-run bombing; restrictions on GIs to continue indefinitely.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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