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Cambodia / Offensive #470136

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 1973
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(Studio) Cambodian government troops reopen Highway 4. Supplies reach Phnom Penh via Mekong River. Japan orders all embassy families to evacuate besieged city. Supplies reaching capital not very helpful. Include gourmet foods for diplomats and glass beads, but no rice for hungry people.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Mekong River) Several supply ships turned back by enemy rocket fire. 1 freighter destroyed. Few ships reach Phnom Penh, and those that do carry little badly needed food.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute

(Tan Chau, South Vietnam) Nearly 10,000 Cambodian refugees have illegally crossed South Vietnam border in last few weeks Are trying to escape bombing and ground fighting. Cambodian war may spill over border and renew fighting in South Vietnam.

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Bob;
Troute, Dennis

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