NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1973
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(Studio) American bombing in Cambodia ends.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) United States bombers continue attacks right up to deadline hour Cambodian citizens continue work as usual. Communist troops prepare for attack after United States bombers leave. Major General Sosthene Fernandez, top Cambodian soldier, doesn't want Thailand or South Vietnam to help Cambodia with bomb support. Says Cambodian people have no regrets with regard to United States bombing in Cambodia. Goals accomplished by Cambodian bombing remain unanswered question.
REPORTER: Phil Brady
(Utapao AFB, Thailand) United States bombers return after last bombing in Cambodia. [Captain Harold McCULLUM - says he's glad mission completed.] [Captain David HAHN - intends to rest.] [General Billy ELLIS - believes United States presence in other parts of Indochina effective. Effectiveness in Cambodia yet to become evident. Ellis prepared to bomb again.]
REPORTER: Paul Udell