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Cambodia / United States Aid / Mansfield #450832

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1970
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(Studio) White House says Cambodia foreign invasion, not civil war victim; 40,000 North Vietnam troops there; USSR says US-Indochina war extension may have serious consequences; United States provides captured rifles through South Vietnam, considers more aid.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) More and bigger weapons may be sent; United States aid being considered by Nixon and Congress; President asks South East Asian aid for Cambodia.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Some Congmen. upset at aid idea.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - wants no aid at all; could lead to new Vietnam, Indochina war; domestic problems more important] Broad Congress opposition to Cambodian aid; Nixon position risky, could be election issue.

Duke, Paul;
Huntley, Chet;
Valeriani, Richard

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