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Cambodia-Vietnam Conflict #301877

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1985
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(Studio) Contd. flow of Cambodian refugees to camps in Thailand in effort to escape Vietnam forces noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) No. Cambodians fleeing to Thailand since Vietnam offensive began last fall noted; films shown. [State Department spokesperson Ed DJEREJIAN - denies success of Vietnam's offensive.] Limits of United States aid to Prince Norodom Sihanouk's Cambodian government-in-exile described; atrocities accompanying Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia recalled. No. estimate killed by them mentioned Scenes from "The Killing Fields" shown courtesy Warner Bros. [Survivor Loc HAING - compares life in Cambodia under Khmer Rouge vs Vietnam occupation forces; remarks transcribed on screen.] USSR backing of Vietnamese occupation and China (PR) support for Khmer Rouge discussed. [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - calls for United States military aid to non-communist forces in Cambodia.]
REPORTER: Deborah Potter

Potter, Deborah;
Schieffer, Bob

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