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South Vietnam Situation / United States Evacuation #239199

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 1975
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(Studio) United States announces plans to evacuate refugees from isolated Danang, South Vietnam. Evacuation by sea also planned. Film of refugees shown. Evacuees to be carried to Cam Ranh Bay and on to refugee camps further south President Ford sends Army chief of staff Weyand to Saigon tomorrow to assess military situation. South Vietnam President Thieu orders reshuffling of administration Hue finally abandoned, giving Communists complete control of Thua Thien Province.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tam Ky, South Vietnam) All during day, soldiers pull out of Tam Ky about 35 mile s. of Danang. Within 7 hrs., Communists controlled Tam Ky. Morale among South Vietnam troops virtually

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:03:20

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