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South Vietnam / More Provinces Abandoned / Refugees #481842

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1975
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(Studio) North Vietnam's control of South Vietnam territory conts. to expand dramatically. Phu Bong and Binh Long provinces lost today after Quang Tri and Thua Thien lost yesterday. More had been lost in preceding days. Thousands of refugees streaming out of central highlands looking for safety on coast.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Da Lat, South Vietnam) Refugees leaving Da Lat by any means possible. Nearest Communists troops 50 mile away; people leaving Da Lat because they fear government won't defend city when Communists move closer. Da Lat has emerged from long war virtually unscathed.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Tay Ninh, Can Tho may be about to fall to Communists
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Saigon gripped with air of emergency. Army paratroopers deployed in and around city. President Thieu's personal bodyguard doubled. North Vietnam step up attacks on Tay Ninh and Can Tho Provinces.
REPORTER: David Cohler

Brokaw, Tom;
Cohler, David;
Oliver, Don

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