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Cambodia / Last Days #239447

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 1975
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(Studio) Cambodia, as an anti-Communist nation, may be in its last hrs. Most American embassy personnel out, American correspondents urged to stand by for imminent evacuation. Communist insurgents closing in on Phnom Penh; airport under heavy fire; 1 American civilian pilot killed during day's fighting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Khmer Rouge pushing toward Phnom Penh in large nos. American airlift of rice and ammunition not shut down. High cmd. marshals every available soldier to stop advance.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) Tonight's film could well be last film to come out of Cambodia for some time.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Ea. day, few more foreigners brave rocket attacks at airport to get out of Cambodia. Among last to go are staff members of relief agencies. Although foreigners leave, refugees continue to pour into city; relief agencies carrying on their work with South Vietnam workers.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) President Ford signaled fall of Cambodia in state of world address last night. Cambodian ambassador Um Sim reacts to Ford's remarks and United States involvement in Cambodia and South Vietnam. Official bitterness toward United States noted in Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:06:00

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