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American Air Force Base Base / Trouble #444621

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1969
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(Studio) Problems surround Clark Field.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Clark Field, Philippines) Manila press and government leaders attack base after court martial freed sentry who killed Philippine intruder. Guards only shoot in defense of life now. 31,000 work at Clark Field. Ferdinand Marcos' government tries to get base's rights without getting rid of base. Pentagon resists changes in base's agreement, due to expire in 1991. American base affronts Philippine vanity. May be compromise on criminal jurisdiction.
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

Reporter(s):
Hangen, Welles;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:02:40

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