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Vietnam / Cambodia #260388

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1979
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(Studio) Mop-up operations by Vietnam in Cambodia reported Other fighting reported Success of Vietnam invasion observed. Suspicion of death of Pol Pot noted. Hanoi-chosen regime of Heng Samrin said recognized by Vietnam and Laos and to have had Moscow nod. Promises of new regime reported Dropping of bombs by Vietnam planes just across Thailand border reported Peter Collins report re: bombing being Hanoi warning to Thailand as sanctuary for ousted Cambodian leaders noted. Concern that Cambodian conflict could become war involving USSR and China (PR) reported Norodom Sihanouk quoted with regard to China's not involving troops in conflict reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Film of Sihanouk shown. [SIHANOUK - speaks with regard to Vietnam invasion.] Sihanouk efforts for United Nations involvement said thought futile. Efforts of Vietnam and USSR in blocking security council action considered. Imperialistic tendencies of Vietnam considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill
Duration:
00:02:50

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