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(Studio) 11,724 American servicemen remain in Vietnam. When military gone, 11,300 civilians will remain according to estimates of Ron Nessen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saigon, South Vietnam) Largest group of American civilians in Vietnam work repairing damaged planes and in other air-related industries. Several companies listed. Many civilians are former servicemen with Vietnam wives. James Halterman is example. [HALTERMAN - says makes $1000/mo. driving security jeep for American corporation As servicemen made $400/mo.] [Terry NEILL - says has saved $11,000 in 18 mos. in Vietnam.] Govt. of United States also increasing civilian staff.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen
- Chancellor, John;
- Nessen, Ron
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