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South Vietnam Abandons 3 Provinces #239078

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1975
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(Studio) South Vietnam abandons 3 central highland provinces - Kontum, Pleiku and Darlac. Decision made because South Vietnam troops there couldn't be resupplied. Quang Duc and Tay Ninh likely to fall next.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Ben Muong, South Vietnam) Major battle appears to be shaping up in Tay Ninh area. More than 1/2 Tay Ninh's population gone; each day, few more residents leave as North Vietnam pressure intensifies. Govt. troops forced to destroy village Ben Muong to drive out Communists& keep road to Tay Ninh open. North Vietnam strategy discussed.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Dunning, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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