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Segment 3 (Inside Vietnam: Covering The Story) #498167

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
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(Studio) Final report in series on Vietnam is on covering the story and what government allows visitors to see and not see.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Film report shown. Details given with regard to what NBC rpting. team was allowed to cover in present-day Vietnam. Mentioned in report are Hanoi, Tan Son Nhut Airport in Saigon, United States military equipment captured in Saigon, former United States Marine base near Dong Ha, former South Vietnam Army Brigadier General Nguyen Huu Han and remarks of diplomats in Hanoi and correspondents from European Communist cntrys. with regard to degree of freedom allowed NBC team.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Anchor asks reporter, who is in studio, if Vietnam is capable of causing trouble in that area of world.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Vietnam called capable of such action; their claims of denial in such action and evidence that they're being truthful noted.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Fear of Chinese that was given as reason for United States involvement in Vietnam war mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Chinese disregarded as factor in Vietnam now, except that Vietnam believes China (PR) backs Cambodians; amount of USSR aid and number of advisers in Vietnam reported.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Anchor asks about future of US-Vietnam relations
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Possibility of normalization between 2 cntrys. noted, along with Vietnam's request for aid.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Is noted that United States aid won't be easy to come by. Reporter commended for work.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don
Duration:
00:05:20

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