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Saigon Film / American Reporters Expelled From South Vietnam #240830

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1975
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(Studio) Plane from Saigon lands in Vientiane, Laos, with 6 fors. aboard; 4 West newsmen incld.; all expelled by Saigon's new government Latest film from Saigon on plane.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hong Kong) Saigon suffering severe economy problems. There's no gasoline, or civilian police force, little available money and only 1 newspaper.
REPORTER: Peter Collins (narrates)

(Studio) 1 of 4 newsmen aboard plane is AP's George Esper.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Vientiane, Laos) [ESPER - says North Vietnam more in control in Saigon; generally, population not bothered. Recent crime wave has led to at least 2 public executions. There's no civilian government because things not under control yet. Reunification of country may not be far off.]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) Another expelled reporter, Chad Huntley, reports 64 Americans stranded in Saigon at time of Communist takeover, and many still waiting to leave.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bradley, Ed;
Collins, Peter;
Cronkite, Walter

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