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South Vietnam Situation / United States Action #36388

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford instructs General Frederick Weyand, Army chief of staff, to fly to Saigon to evaluate military situation. United States to begin evacuation of some 10,000 refugees from Danang, South Vietnam. Other refugees to be taken out on ships. Refugees reaching Danang from Hue say attempts to hold Hue now abandoned; thousands of civilians and soldiers try to flee city.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Hue, South Vietnam) Inside city, only activity is people leaving. During mass evacuation, army tanks and soldiers eventually retreat, leaving behind good part of South Vietnam heritage. 1968 Tet offensive and United States role there recalled.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara (narrates)

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Smith, Howard K.

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