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Cambodia #259994

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1979
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(Studio) Concentration of Vietnam troops and Cambodia rebels on remaining areas of resistance in Pursat and Poipet noted. Peking's diplomatic victory at UN due to USSR 's veto of Security Council resolution reported
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Details given about USSR 's veto of resolution by nonaligned ntns. with regard to withdrawal of foreign troops from Cambodia and reasons this was diplomatic victory for China (PR). [Chinese ambassador to United Nations CHEN Chu (thru translator) comments on USSR , Vietnam and other Soviet-directed ntns.' activities against Cambodia.] United Nations observers' reports that this is 1st time for US, China and nonaligned ntns. to side together against Sovs. noted.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Hospitalization of former Cambodian leader and spokesperson for deposed Khmer Rouge government, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, due to stress and exhaustion, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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