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Lon Nol / Cambodia #36155

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 1975
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(Studio) As situation in Cambodia worsens, head of government Lon Nol remains isolated in presidential palace. Lon Nol's weak leadership comes under attack in DC.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Senator Hugh Scott favors Lon Nol stepping down from power. Sentiment fairly strong on Capitol Hill to help Cambodians with food and other nonmil. aid. House Speaker Carl Albert believes it will be extremely difficult to get more military aid from this Congress
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(White House) Admin.'s public stance on Cambodia hasn't changed. Press Secretary Ron Nessen defends President' request for more military aid. ABC learns conflicting assessments of Cambodian situation coming in from United States embassy in Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Studio) Rebel gunners fire more than 50 rockets at Phnom Penh airport; at least 5 people killed. American C-130 transport plane slightly damaged, but crew members unharmed. 13 rockets hit Phnom Penh, killing 3 and wounding 7.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Neak Luong suffering greatly; wounded and dying fill streets; city without rice. Neak Luong only government outpost left on Mekong River. Other smaller towns have fallen into hands of insurgents 1 by 1.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Reporter(s):
Bell, Steve;
Bennett, Jim;
Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:04:20

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