NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) There are 31,000 American troops left in South Vietnam, and 37,000 South Koreans.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Ninh Hoa, South Vietnam) South Koreans have been in South Vietnam since 1966; will be withdrawn with or without cease-fire. American government supplies equipment for Koreans, pays salaries, wants them to stay. Vietnam war not popular in South Korea, there is pressure for withdrawal. South Korean President Chung Hee Park wants soldiers home, as nation is under martial law. South Koreans not engaged in fighting mow. Many are karate experts, are brutal fighters, and Viet Cong avoid them. Koreans build school.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord
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