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Vietnam-China, PR Rel. #503557

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1979
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(Studio) Vietnam call for mobilization against China (PR) announced. Chinese leaders' alleged plan for withdrawal stated; Chinese Premier Hua Guofeng's statement to British official reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(No location given) Fighting in Lang Son area discussed; map shown. Chinese government film with regard to town of Kuo Ho shown, discussed. Casualty statement issued by Peking with regard to Kuo Ho area given. February 17, 1979, invasion of Vietnam by China (PR) recalled. Hanoi's response mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

(Studio) Japanese news service report with regard to Chinese ceasefire and withdrawal given. Vietnam noted as still taking prisoners; film shown, taken by E. German TV. China (PR) position stated.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Savitch, Jessica;
Upshaw, Jim

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