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Cambodia / United States / Vietnam / Fighting #450802

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1970
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(Studio) Cambodian General Lon Nol writes Nixon, asking arms and return of mercenaries fighting with Green Berets in South Vietnam; North Vietnam and Viet Cong taking much of E. Cambodia; in battle to recapture Saang, Cambodian general used Vietnam civilians as shield and decoy; up to 30 civilians killed, wounded in crossfire.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saang, Cambodia) Buddhist monks reported enemy positions Monday; air strike draws Viet Cong fire from town; siege bogs down; Cambodians take few risks.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Saang, Cambodia) Vietnam civilians march down road toward enemy; Viet Cong fire 3 shots, Cambodians return heavy fire.
REPORTER: Richard Lindley

(Saang, Cambodia) Cambodians won't let reporters question Vietnam; civilians trucked to Phnom Penh, uncertain future.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Reporter(s):
Hunt, Richard;
Huntley, Chet;
Lindley, Richard
Duration:
00:06:20

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