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Government / Opposition Politics Arrested / Thieu Government #239236

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1975
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(Studio) South Vietnam police arrest 7 opposition politicians; President Thieu's government claims coup attempt crushed. Police don't pick up former premier Nguyen Cao Ky; Ky joins with others in calling for Thieu's removal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) [Ky - says he's acting as liaison for those wanting change in government Those wanting change request an audience with President Thieu; change in government can go smoothly; orderly transition of government needed by South Vietnam.] Perhaps Ky about to emerge from years of political obscurity.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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