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Vietnam / Danang / Airlift / Saigon #481960

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1975
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(Studio) Mil. commander in Danang declares martial law and orders troops to shoot anyone causing disturbance. Chaos at airport causes Americans to suspend airlift. President World Airways, Edward Daly,describes conditions.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Vietnam) [DALY - says no way to control refugees. Describes refugees hanging on to the ramps. People blasted back with engines.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Communist troops close in on Danang. Hoi An, south of city,captured. Rocket attacks on Danang airport reported 12th South Vietnam province Lam Dong, falls. Saigon hard to get to.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Boat of refugees arrives from Nha Trang. Many of Danang refugees taken to Nha Trang. These refugees got here with aid of money. 200 orphans sent by Catholic Relief Services. Some soldiers and families aboard. People afraid of what might happen next.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Oliver, Don;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:30

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