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Laos / Aid Compound / Student Takeover #482819

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1975
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(Studio) Student harassment of Americans in Laos spreads to Vientiane; students take over American Agency for International Dvt. (AID) compound.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Vientiane, Laos) Students take over United States AID building and compound by night; Americans stay away. Mixed police force of Pathet Lao and royalist troops take no action.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Savannakhet, Laos) Student demonstrators in control here for week; 12 Americans under house arrest. Americans say they haven't been abused. [AID coordinator Sanford STONE - doesn't agree with students' anti-American propaganda.] Few mile away, Pathet Lao awaited word to move into Savannakhet; upon recing. word, reception in town based on curiosity and friendliness.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

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