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South Vietnam Election / Thieu Victory #454585

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu calls voter turnout for him victory for Democrats, defeat for Cmnsm; charged election not fair. Riots at Danang, South Vietnam.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Votes counted. Some charges of unfairness. Vietnam Supreme court urges Thieu to fire province chief responsible for prior cheating. Province chief, who is Thieu's relative, delivers 99% Thieu vote; 95% in nation for Thieu. 1 protest at medical school broken up.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Da Nang, South Vietnam) 75% votes for Thieu. Voter turnout light. Army gathered here to stop more riots. Sunday's violence cleared up.

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Lou;
Perkins, Jack

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