Search the Archive

Thailand #42299

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Last United States troops due to leave Thailand tomorrow. United States seeks permission for 3000 to remain indefinitely.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Thailand) Film shown. United States spy base among posts to be abandoned by US. UN and Laos do not want it continued Utapao Air Force Base also being negotiated. Said needed by United States as fueling base between Philippines and Indian Ocean. Thai opinion split. Students and government officials want United States out. Right-wing groups and Thai military want United States to stay. United States military presence in Thailand essentially ended. Econ. effects noted. So Vietnam era ends. Mixed-blood children, decaying remains of war that once was are reminders.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.