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Saigon / Executions / Book Protests #37370

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1975
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(Studio) Reports from Saigon say 2 thieves executed. Hundreds of students demonstrate in Saigon against decadent culture left behind by Americans Students demand West books and magazines be removed from stands.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Students protest against books early in May, but sales of books continued till new government announced ban on sale of West books. Black market still thriving in Saigon; radios and watches attract most attention Soon watches, like books, to disappear from Saigon. In mos. and weeks ahead South Vietnam to become restructured society.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett (narrates)

Bennett, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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