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Vietnam Politics #488846

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1976
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(Studio) Vietnam national assembly meets in Hanoi for 1st time since South Vietnam government collapsed in 1975. Pol. leaders say Vietnam is united.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Vietnam) April 1976 film shows Vietnam election. Moderates and hard-liners divided with regard to national priorities. 40,000 political prisoners still in "re-ed. camps." Hanoi says some will be put on trial. Prostitution, black market and bribery persist in Saigon. Rice market still run by Chinese busmen. Attempts to put people to work on farms not working. Radical measures may be tried if moderate ideas don't work.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Chancellor, John;
Laurie, Jim

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