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South Korea / Park Overthrow #501699

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1979
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(Studio) South Korean Park Chung Hee reported overthrown in military coup; unconfirmed reports of his assassination noted. New government said led by prime minister Choi Kyu Hah; details given. Park's rule recalled.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) President Carter's state visit to Seoul in June recalled; films shown. Korean government's version of coup outlined; United States military forces noted put on alert. State Department warning with regard to any attempt by North Korea to exploit situation cited.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) United States mild presence in South Korea and Park's dictatorial rule recalled.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:02:20

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