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Lon Nol Regime / Cambodia / Insurgents Close In On Airport #239369

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 1975
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(Studio) 4 of 7 congress mbrs., just back from Cambodia, believe Lon Nol should be encouraged to resign so fighting could end. Representative Don. Fraser says it seems certain war lost; Representative Paul McCloskey believes surrender should be next step for Cambodia. In Cambodia, insurgents continue shelling airport but United States airlift of rice& ammunition resumed. All commercial flights suspended.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) 1 of last commercial planes at Phnom Penh airport remains on ground only mins. This airport is Phnom Penh's last connection to outside world.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) 1 plane takes out 50 civilians; only other planes at airport are those involved in United States airlift.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce;
Fromson, Murray

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