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Southeast Asia / Vietnam and MIA's / Cambodia / McGovern #259255

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 1978
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(Studio) Vietnam government report to visiting American congress delegation that more MIA's have been found noted. Improvement in US-Vietnam relations and continued stalemate in US-Cambodia relations stated.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reports about Cambodian government's executions of citizens described. Senator George McGovern's statements in Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing about possible international involvement in situation there reported [McGOVERN - outlines concerns about Cambodia situation and wonders if any thought to outside force being sent to overthrow government has been discussed in United States or UN circles.] [State Department spokesperson Douglas PIKE - comments on idea of trying to overthrow government in Phnom Penh; says Cambodian villages would have to be controlled by military force before coup would be effective.] Action by committee reported Pike's mention of Cambodia-Vietnam conflict noted.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Mudd, Roger

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