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American, South Vietnam Evacuation #239658

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 23, 1975
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(Studio) United States and South Vietnam evacuation from Saigon growing daily. Pentagon spokesperson tells CBS's Irv Chapman about 2000 persons leave Saigon daily; about 1600 Americans remain in Saigon. If military situation worsens, reporter Marvin Kalb learns President to order total American evacuation by end of week CBS's Bruce Dunning quotes reliable sources in Saigon as saying United States embassy not yet permitting its Vietnam employees to evacuate. American and South Vietnam evacuees now being flown to Guam rather than Clark Air Force Base in Philippines. Film of arrival in Guam shown. Some evacuees arrive at Travis AFB, California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Travis AFB, California) About 300 arrive at Travis AFB; many are Vietnam citizens with relatives in US. [Vietnam EVACUEE - describes her feelings after arriving in US.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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