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Cambodia / Phnom Penh Siege #25440

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 1973
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(Studio) Communists cut off Highway 4 leading to Phnom Penh and siege of Cambodian capital continues. South Vietnam troops fight with antigovernment forces along border between South Vietnam and Cambodia on banks of Mekong River.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(South Vietnam near Cambodian border) South Vietnam major general says Communists forces in South Vietnam along Cambodian border strong and difficult to oust without American air support. Communists attacking ship convoys en route to Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: Frank Mariano

(Studio) Frank Mariano and cameraman Lu Thuc Din injured slightly in action along Cambodian border.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Mariano, Frank;
Reasoner, Harry

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