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Korean War / 25th Anniversary #37878

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 1975
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(Studio) Today 25th anniversary of Korean war.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Changdan, South Korea) On June 25, 1950, North Korean invasion of South Korea began; Changdan leveled. June 1950 film of soldiers shown. Day after fall of Seoul, President Harry Truman committed United States forces; General Douglas MacArthur brings in United States troops stationed in Japan to Korea. Details of Korean war recapped. Defense Department film of United States troops in Korea shown.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

(Seoul, South Korea) Seoul's economy recovery since war spectacular, but threat of new war never far away; details given. Not long ago, South Korea discovered tunnels dug by North Korea that could be used to begin invasion.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

(Beneath DMZ, Korea) Inside of tunnels shown; discovery is reminder to S. Koreans that peace could end quickly.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

(Studio) Tomorrow, ABC to have special on developments in North Korea since war.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Chapman, Irv;
Reasoner, Harry

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