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South Vietnam #219057

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 06, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam president election may be political embarrassing 1 man show.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Supreme Court disqualifies South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky as candidate, leaving only President Nguyen Van Thieu and Lieutenant General Duong Van Minh. [Minh spokesperson Prof. Ton That THIEN - says if Thieu gets away with pol. manipulations, Minh won't want to run just to add aura of legitimacy to election.] Thieu spokesperson predicts victory over Minh, rules out possibility of coup d'etat by Ky.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter

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