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Secret Cambodia Bombing / Senate Armed Services Hearings #27004

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 30, 1973
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(Studio) Senator Armed Services committee hears more on secret bombings in Cambodia and Laos in `69 and `70.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Retired Army Chief of Staff General Earle Wheeler says bombing request made by Creighton Abrams and Admiral John McCain with approval by President Wheeler says bombing kept secret because of diplomatic situation re: Cambodia's Prince Sihanouk. [WHEELER - denies Congress given false reports on bombing. No one was ordered to make false reports] [Senator Harold HUGHES - says American people kept from truth. Doesn't know why that's so important except possible antiwar movement in American at the time.] Wheeler says 7 Senators told about secret bombing incling. Stuart Symington. Symington denies.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

Smith, Howard K.;
Tomlinson, Frank

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