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American Evacuation #239784

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 1975
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(Studio) Film of historic American evacuation follows.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saigon, South Vietnam) United States embassy copters fly from roof to roof throughout city, picking up stranded Americans At midmorning, word comes that full-scale evacuation ordered; Americans board buses at assembly points for ride to Ton Son Nhut airport and evacuation by copters. United States Marines guard areas used by copters for evacuation.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

(USS Midway) Copters take evacuees to waiting aircraft carriers in South China Sea. Along coast, thousands of South Vietnam refugees use any method of transp. available to reach safety of United States carriers.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Collins, Peter;
Rather, Dan

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