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Cambodia / United States Military Aid Debate #481689

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1975
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[Broadcast already in progress.] John Chancellor (New York City)

(Studio) House Democrat caucus votes overwhelmingly against further military aid to Indochina. Later, House subcommittee recommends more than $80 million in emergency aid for Cambodia.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) [Representative Phillip BURTON - thinks caucus vote reduces possibility of supplemental aid to Indochina for this fiscal year Doesn't think public to support White House request for additional aid.] Poll of Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee finds it will likely vote for Cambodian military aid. Democrat and Republican leaders believe Congress to reject President' request for additional aid in the end.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Senator Henry Jackson thinks Senator Mike Mansfield should go to Peking for discussions with friend, exiled Cambodian Prince Sihanouk. White House says such a trip might not produce results.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine
Duration:
00:02:40

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