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Cambodia / North Vietnam and Viet Cong Supplies #440653

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1968
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(Studio) 1 year ago, 3 American reporters found large Viet Cong base camp in Cambodia. Prince Norodom Sihanouk denies report Enemy infiltrates and uses highway 1 from Phnom Penh to Saigon. Supplies taken to base camp in Cambodia. Reporters go to Svay Rieng from Phnom Penh and on to Ba Vet. They realized they were in midst of Viet Cong and North Vietnam staging area. Reporters were watched. NBC crew drove as far as they could and drove back.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Outside Ba Vet, Cambodia) Group on bicycles on highway 1 carrying supplies for Viet Cong and North Vietnam. Riders mostly Cambodian and paid 15 cents daily. Some VC along. Flow of supplies uninterrupted. Riders enter Ba Vet, VC stronghold. Map of area shown. Fighting nearby.
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

Brelis, Dean;
Huntley, Chet

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