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Cambodia / Heavy Fighting / Lon Nol Anniversary / Cambodian Aid #481793

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1975
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(Studio) Rebel rockets and shells continue to land in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Today, 5th anniversary of Prince Norodom Sihanouk's ouster and installation of Lon Nol government Rebels concentrate fire on peninsula just across from Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Prek Phneou, Cambodia) Farmers and fisherman mainly live on island Only means of escape is by boat across river to Phnom Penh. Principal military target on peninsula is government navy base along river, but insurgents see region as potential approach to attack on Phnom Penh.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

(Studio) Senator Mike Mansfield rejects President' assertion that continuation of non-Communist government in Cambodia vital to US. Mansfield believes Cambodia aid package to have trouble getting through Congress, even if President agrees to June cutoff date. President and Republican leaders discuss cutoff and Cambodian aid at White House
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) [Senator Hugh SCOTT - believes Congress's attitude toward aiding Cambodia has resulted in low morale for Cambodia.] Representative William Broomfield says there's not much chance for Cambodian aid unless President agrees to cutoff in military assistance, but President adamant about not wanting cutoff.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Laurie, Jim

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