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Congressional Delegation To Visit Cambodia, South Vietnam / Phnom Penh Rocketed #238589

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 13, 1975
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(Studio) White House says bipartisan congress delegation to visit South Vietnam and Cambodia to assess need for additional military aid. Report on problems in Cambodia follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Yesterday, rockets hit mktplace. in Phnom Penh, 9 die. Today, mktplace open; atmosphere of caution exists. Unless convoys can get up Mekong River with supplies, Phnom Penh could run out of rice. Insurgents control most of 60 mile of river. United States airlifts into Phnom Penh doubled; insurgents rocket airport daily, hoping to close down city's last link with outside world. For civilians, only 1 flight per day leaves Cambodia. Many foreign residents staying. [American businessman Leslie BOYD - thinks likelihood of being hit by rocket not as great as being killed in auto accident on Los Angeles freeway.]
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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