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Singlaub / South Korea / United States Troop Withdrawal #252162

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 1977
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(Studio) Major General John Singlaub was reassigned Saturday after meeting with President with regard to comments he'd made on troop withdrawal from South Korea. Today, South Koreans praise Singlaub and say American ground troop withdrawal could lead to war.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Seoul, South Korea) Govt.-controlled newspapers praise Singlaub and say he told truth. Concern in South Korea, with regard to planned withdrawal noted. Govt. has made no official statement, as mtgs. with regard to withdrawal to begin soon. [National assemblywoman Suh YOUNG-HEE - is sure Singlaub better informed re: situation than Carter.] National Council of Churches and anti-Park group also oppose withdrawal. Despite division in own government fear of United States troop withdrawal is almost unanimous. Singlaub incident had made South Koreans determined to speak more firmly at talks this week
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) Singlaub to testify to congress committee then return to Korea for wife and belongings.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Dunning, Bruce

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