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Cambodia / Military Aid / Fighting Heavy #239079

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1975
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(Studio) In DC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves $82 1/2 million compromise aid bill for Cambodia with June 30 cutoff date. Senators John Sparkman and Gale McGee join 7 Republican committee members to clear bill; similar bill rejected last wk. by House For. Affairs Committee; Sparkman urges its reconsideration. State Department announces clerical error has been corrected; Cambodia to rec. nearly $22 million more in military ammunition. Senator Hugh Scott suggests State Department look for more clerical errors to solve Cambodian aid controversy. Insurgents rptdly. capture Neak Luong airfield today. In Phnom Penh, United States embassy rptdly. destroying documents and advising American refugee groups to evacuate all


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