CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Thousands of refugees flee from Pleiku, Kontum and Darlac after South Vietnam abandoned these 3 provinces. Govt. orders 10,000 troops back to Saigon to bolster capital's defenses.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) According to Pentagon sources, Communists now have 5 divs. pressing eastward from Ban Me Thuot. South Vietnam troops pulling out of 3 provinces in attempt to reach Nha Trang before Communists take it. Communists now control key hwys. running south into Vietnam. Pentagon sources stress there's no present danger to capital.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.