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South Korea / Civil Unrest #270671

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1980
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(Studio) Armed rebels reported in control of provincial capital of Kwangju, South Korea, and surrounding area; rebels noted opposed to imposition of martial law throughout nation as well as last week's takeover by the military
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kwangju, South Korea) Kwangju fighting examined; films shown. Demands of Kwangju residents said include call for release of local hero from jail; response of military noted. Newly named prime minister said promising quick solution.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) State Department reported warning North Korea about any attempt to exploit situation in the south
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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