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Vietnam / Saigon Protection #443874

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 24, 1969
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Bypassed Introduction Chet Huntley (NYC); David Brinkley (DC)

(Studio) Saigon protected by South Vietnam forces.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Paratroopers of 82nd Airborne Div. were last American defenders. They pulled out November 10. Film of departure shown. South Vietnam have 3 defense forces around city: airborne rangers, and marines. Soldiers have families with them so they'll fight harder. South Vietnam constantly patrol to prevent another TET offensive, Civilians just started rebuilding from `68 offensive.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Huntley, Chet

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