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Vietnam / Ky / South Vietnam Troops / Deserters #447356

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky says maybe 40,000 American troops to go home by November Thinks 200,000 to be out by 1970. Ky says we're capable of replacing Americans
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(South Vietnam) [Lieutenant Colonel Ma Sanh NHON - says those who want to survive will fight well.] [Colonel James LEACH - describes 9th Regiment as 1 of better South Vietnam regiments. Nhon is very courageous. Describes recent battle without American assistance.]

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Young men, drafted or volunteered, train to fight. Govt. attempts to cut down on deserters. Liberal leave program begun.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Brinkley, David;
Jones, Bob;
Jones, Kenley

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