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South Vietnam / Government Protests #231691

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1974
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(Studio) 60 demonstrators and 30 police injured in clash over South Vietnam's repressive government
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Anticorruption league orgs. night torch parade. 5000 at rally at Catholic church. Police and riot squads move in on church at dawn. They wanted to keep group from joining other protesters. Fighting occurs. Rally finally ends with demand for President Nguyen Van Thieu to resign. Another confrontation between opposition groups and police ends in draw.
REPORTER: Haney Howell

Cronkite, Walter;
Howell, Haney

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