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Cambodian Military Aid / Congress / President #481750

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 16, 1975
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(Studio) Any chance of compromise between President and Congress on military aid for Cambodia appears to be failing. Even Republican leader in House, John Rhodes, gives Cambodia compromise no chance.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(White House) [RHODES - says unless a lot of people change their minds, there's no hope for Cambodian aid.] President Ford still thinks there's realistic chance for passage of Cambodian aid. Ford believes House For. Affairs Committee may reverse itself on aid vote taken last week Admin.'s position hurt by lack of public support. Senator Dale Bumpers calls Lon Nol dictator on "Meet The Press"; administration considers Lon Nol legal ruler. In S. Bend, IN, tomorrow, President to again appeal for Cambodian aid.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Prince Norodom Sihanouk, exiled leader of Cambodian insurgents, says his soldiers to hold all Cambodia by end of year Sihanouk says troops not taking Phnom Penh yet because of fear of American bombing.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

Cochran, John;
Snyder, Tom

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