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American Ships Off South Vietnam Coast / Evacuation #239895

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1975
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(Studio) Several American ships still anchored off South Vietnam following Tuesday' evacuation.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(USS Hancock) After 28 hrs. of helping with evacuation, crew of Hancock rests. Ship barely has room for 3000 new passengers; refugees must be transferred to cargo ships before food and water supply runs out. Refugees to be taken to Guam, probably; beyond that, future not very predictable.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) North Vietnam demands United States end forcible evacuation of South Vietnam and withdraw American ships from South Vietnam territorial waters.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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