CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1975
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(Studio) South Vietnam scrambling to put together new government that's acceptable to Communists for negotiation. Pentagon spokesperson says Communists have capability to launch massive attack on Saigon now; urgency for diplomatic solution quickens. South Vietnam President Tran Van Huong offers job of premier to General Duong Van Minh. Minh wants to be president, but Senator President Tran Van Lam next in line to head government, and he wants job also.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Saigon, South Vietnam) Growing feeling against further bloodshed; battle for Saigon seems futile. Hanoi and Viet Cong indicate they'll negotiate with Minh. American embassy and CIA lobbying for solution focusing on Minh. Minh's pol. philosophy discussed.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson
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