× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

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

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.