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Cambodia / United States War Extension / Nixon / Cong. #450893

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 29, 1970
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Bypassed Introduction John Chancellor

(Studio) United States troops enter Cambodian air, ground war; South Vietnam, American advisers, medical teams and flyers cross border to destroy Viet Cong sanctuaries; American cmd. won't let reporters cover action; Nixon speaks on television tomorrow with regard to new events; Congress opposition quick and strong.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Senator George AIKEN - expresses disappointment in Nixon decision.] [Senator John South COOPER - says Nixon should risk Cambodia, continue withdrawal.] [Senator J. William FULBRIGHT - says military wrongly believes can defeat enemy if catch him.] [Senator John STENNIS - expresses opposition to US support of Cambodia government, area.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) More small arms given Cambodia through South Vietnam; White House reports Nixon considering additional arms request.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Few details given: don't know how many Americans involved, how deeply they've penetrated or where United States is bombing; White House orders silence, gens. glad; military wants to hit Cambodian sanctuaries, tells reporters new enemy offensive building in Parrot's Beak; gens. hope to save Cambodian government by diverting enemy offensive.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(DC) Nixon knew of criticism, told almost no one; adviser Henry Kissinger claims limited operation; President speech will include extensive military aid request decision, stress American safety in Vietnam and Vietnamization effect.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Cambodia peaceful before March 18 ouster of Norodom Sihanouk.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Funeral for 3 VC-killed government officials shown; Cambodians learn reality of war.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert;
Hunt, Richard;
Kaplow, Herbert

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