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Bombing Halt Disagreement / Cambodia / Phnom Penh #27348

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 21, 1973
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(Studio) Admiral Thomas Moorer believes Congress's decision to stop Cambodia bombing was mistake. May jeopardize settlement in S.E. Asia. Cambodia's ambassador speaks before Congress and conveys Cambodia's feelings of abandonment since US bombing support withdrawn. Communist forces resume attack outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Capital city relatively quiet.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Phnom Penh seemed more relaxed as fighting lulled. Most soldiers glad United States bombers pulled out. 4 days after United States leaves Cambodia, Communist terrorists plant bombs in heavily populated areas. Some dead; many seriously wounded. Many feel insurgent attack against Phnom Penh to come soon. Relaxed feeling replaced with panic.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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