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Cambodia / Military Developments / President's Remarks #482168

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 1975
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(Studio) Cambodians upset over President's remarks last night with regard to saving of Cambodia. In DC, Cambodian ambassador to United States reacts; details given. In Cambodia, Khmer Rouge rebels move to within 2 mile of Phnom Penh airport.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Interim president of Cambodia Sau Kham Khoy and United States ambassador John Gunther Dean present for emergency meeting of Cambodian cabinet following President Ford's state of world address. United States embassy officials believe American writing off Cambodia so it can put all its energies in South Vietnam. Phnom Penh being slowly strangled; Khmer Rouge victory seems just around corner.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

(Studio) Associated Press reports all Americans will soon be evacuated from Phnom Penh. American correspondents given gloomy reports on war; encouraged to leave Phnom Penh immediately.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Laurie, Jim

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