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Vietnam / Cease-Fire Violations #25684

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon says United States takes extremely serious view of downing of 2 ICCS helicopters by Viet Cong this wkend.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Tan Son Nhut, South Vietnam) All 9 men aboard 1 ICCS helicopter killed. Second helicopter lands safely. Both helicopters clearly marked and their flights had been approved in advance by all sides. Both shot down over VC territory. [ICCS spokesperson Major General Duncan McALPINE - says incident shocking and inexcusable.]
REPORTER: Charles Burke

(Studio) Canadian External Affairs Min. Mitchell Sharp says unless conditions in South Vietnam improve greatly Canada will withdraw from ICCS.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Burke, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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