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United States Airlifts / Cambodia #238817

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1975
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(Studio) United States begins airlifting rice from Saigon to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. US incring. large-scale daily ammunition airlift from Thailand to Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) For next 30 days, jets to carry 600 tons of rice daily into Phnom Penh to cost $5 1/2 million. Other airlifts bring ammunition, as well as fuel oil. If additional United States aid to Cambodia not approved by Congress, Cambodia will have used up all materials airlifted in and will have nothing to fall back on.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Stang Kampot, Cambodia) C-130 cargo planes bring in 25 tons of ammunition. Ranking American officials say there's only enough ammunition to keep government guns firing a few more weeks
REPORTER: Peter Collins

(Studio) Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk, exiled in Peking, China, believes no amount of United States aid can save Cambodia now; predicts Phnom Penh to fall to rebels in near future. Bipartisan congress delegation now in Saigon to assess need for additional aid to South Vietnam and Cambodia. Delegation meets with South Vietnam President Thieu; to meet Sunday with Viet Congress representatives
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Collins, Peter;
Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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