NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 13, 1972
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(Studio) In Cambodia, American planes destroy 25 enemy vehicles. On Highway 1 from Phnom Penh to South Vietnam, radio contact lost with Cambodian units there.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Highway 1, Cambodia) North Vietnam cut Highway 1, isolating capital, forcing peasants to flee homes. Cambodian army fails to reopen it. Abandon Kompong Trach. Local militia defends area. Cambodian general says military situation bad. (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Food prices soar due to rice shortage. Rations employed. United States sends rice via Mekong River, but North Vietnam may stop shipment. United States Air Force nay be used to air lift grain.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord
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