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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Thieu fires 2 Gens. responsible for defense of north South Vietnam. UPI reports bands of drunken leaderless soldiers in Hue, looting and burning. Central highlands has scattered fighting. Situation around Kontum critical.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kontum, South Vietnam) Droves of refugees try to leave Kontum, but surrounding roads have been cut. United States adviser's compound besieged by South Vietnam soldiers trying to flee from the war via United States copters. South Vietnam people who worked for Americans will be executed by Communists if they take over.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord

Chancellor, John;
Lord, Arthur

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