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Vietnam Reaction / South Vietnam, American Evacuation #239694

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1975
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(Studio) American and South Vietnam evacuation greatly affects Vietnam left behind.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Saigon Adventist Hosp. likely to become another casualty of war; last of remaining American nurses and doctors ordered home. Americans hoped Vietnam staff could carry on after Americans left. [Dr. George WIESSEMAN - says Vietnam staff of hosp. leaving because of their close association with Americans and fear of North Vietnam reaction to this once Saigon falls.] Hardest to leave sick babies on 3rd floor of hosp.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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