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Vietnam / Dien Bien Phu Anniversary #297324

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 05, 1984
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(Studio) Historical significance of Vietnamese defeat of French at Dien Bien Phu noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam) Implications of France's defeat for later experience of United States in Vietnam considered; historical films shown. Vietnam General Vo Nguyen Giap's military success recalled. Vietnam's celebration of Dien Bien Phu anniversary examined; Vietnam's economy problems outlined. Vietnam's leadership noted composed of military leaders still battling specter of United States and China (Puerto Rico); current status of war with China, occupation of Cambodia, illustrated on map. [For. minister Nguyen Company THACH - denies occupying Kampuchea.]
REPORTER: Wyatt Andrews

Andrews, Wyatt;
Schieffer, Bob

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