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Cambodia / South Vietnam Intervention #228050

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 1973
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(Studio) Mil. situation in Cambodia remains grim. Speculation growing that South Vietnam troops may come to government's aid. Viet Cong charge venture planned by South Vietnam with help US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) White House officially denies reports of South Vietnam plan for Cambodian intervention; plays down return General Alexander Haig from Indochina visit. Options reported open to United States are: (1) increase B-52 raids, (2) help coordinate US, South Vietnam and Cambodian efforts to relieve siege Phnom Penh and (3) arrange meeting between Henry Kissinger and Hanoi's Le Duc Tho with regard to rapidly deteriorating Indochina situation.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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