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Thai-American Relations / New Ambassador / United States Marines On Thailand #482678

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 14, 1975
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(Studio) Thailand's Prime Min. Kukrit Pramoj protests arrival of 1100 American Marines to deal with Mayaguez situation; Pramoj not notified of their impending arrival. Thai government orders Marines out of Thailand by Wednesday night. New and somewhat bewildered United States ambassador arrives in Thailand.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bangkok, Thailand) Anti-American demonstrators greet new ambassador Polite official welcome held for Ambassador Charles White house. [WHITEHOUSE - says he's in no position to comment on Mayaguez situation now. Refuses comment on Thai-American relations till credentials presented to king.] Thailand seems to be playing game - placate Communists but hold them at bay with United States military men stnd. here
REPORTER: George Lewis

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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