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Thailand / United States / Mayaguez Incident #37168

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 1975
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(Studio) Thailand very concerned about Mayaguez incident because United States sent Marines to Thailand, Cambodia's neighbor, to deal with Mayaguez operation. Most all Marines flown in for rescue operations have been removed from Thailand, but Thais still loud and public with criticism of US.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bangkok, Thailand) Thais demonstrate against use of their country as staging area for Mayaguez recovery operation. Thailand finds United States military presence an embarrassment to their neutrality. In few hrs., Thai cabinet to go into session and make cntry.'s feelings official.
REPORTER: Arnold Collins

(Studio) In DC, Thailand's ambassador to United States tells ABC he hasn't been recalled; says strong bond exists between United States and Thailand. Reaction from families of Mayaguez crew upcoming.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Collins, Arnold;
Smith, Howard K.

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