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South Vietnam / American, South Vietnam Evacuation #482614

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1975
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(Studio) Audio difficulty 5:30:00 - 5:31:40.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Evacuation ships off South Vietnam coast shown. Many South Vietnam soldiers have come aboard evacuation ships to become refugees.
REPORTER: David Cohler

(Studio) Viet Cong and North Vietnam protest against American ships anchored off coast. Defense Secretary James Schlesinger says remaining ships well out into international waters now. Schlesinger holds news conference
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [SCHLESINGER - says if any South Vietnam reach American ships, they'll be picked up. Amt of equipment fallen to North Vietnam estimated at $5 billion; much equipment unusable to North Vietnam.] Schlesinger admits events in S.E. Asia have shaken confidence of many cntrys. in American power and determination, but expects no further military challenges to United States in Asia.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Chancellor, John;
Cohler, David;
Quinn, Charles

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