ABC Evening News for Friday, May 23, 1969
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(Studio) Southeast Asia Treaty Organization not made to deal with near civil war in Malaysia.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Capital deserted. Curfew in effect; ruins noted. Curfew lifted few hrs daily. Director Operations Council Tun Abdul Razak runs nation and reports to P.M. [RAZAK - says improvement will take time. Communist and anti-ntl. plot, not breach of Indians, Chinese, and Malaysians.] Tin mine still blazes.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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