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Cambodia / Insurgents Rocket Phnom Penh Airport #239237

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1975
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(Studio) Advancing insurgents using captured American artillery to bombard Phnom Penh's airport; United States airlift endangered.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) United States airlift arrives every 1/2 hour at Phnom Penh airport. Doz. or so Americans stay at outpost on edge of airport in effort to keep airlift moving. American bunkers prime target of enemy gunners hoping to stop airlift. [Med Corporation Sidney "Doc" EASTER - says rocket hit crowd of Americans, killed 5 last week; describes men's wounds.] During interview with "Doc," rocket hits near bunker.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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