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Presidential Palace / Safety Palace #482598

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 1975
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(Studio) South Vietnam pilot attacked presidential palace Tuesday; new precautions taken to protect royal family and palace.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Antiaircraft guns moved into open around palace to have unobstructed field of fire; security force around palace beefed up. Commander of South Vietnam Air Force and President Thieu appear on television to quash theories of military coup and assure people that Thieu to remain in power. Saigon zoo, located opposite palace, being turned into military base.
REPORTER: David Cohler

(Studio) Pilot who attacked palace is Lieutenant Nguyen Thanh Trung. Viet Cong say pilot landed in Communist territory and has been promoted to captain
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cohler, David

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