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(Studio) Contd. United States support of South Korea topic of controversy. Senators Tom Eagleton and Alan Cranston believe United States should honor treaty to defend South Korea.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(S. Korea) People of South Korea shocked by overwhelming victory of Communists in South East Asia. South Korea's fear of Communism sparks overwhelming support for Park Chung Hee's government; Park's responses to support include harsh enforcement of edicts, incrd. military defenses. About 40,000 American troops in S. Korea; Americans not sure North Korea as eager to attack South Korea as South believes. Series of tunnels discovered along armistice line; South Korea believes tunnels would have been used for surprise attack; vigilance increases Washington, DC trying to convince South Korea American to stand behind its commitments there.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Dunning, Bruce
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