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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1969
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(Studio) USSR newspaper, "Izvestia," says United States and Japan trying to gain control of neutral Asian ntns. Warns ntns. to beware. Nixon's 1st stop to be Philippines.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Philippines) Philippines similar to Cuba because of economy, corrupt regime, and Communists in hills. 1/2 inds. American owned. Sugar exports go to US. US talks about ending preferential trade. President Ferdinand Marcos denounces move. Trade with Communist ntns. encouraged. Trade from US brought no friendship with Philippines or helped population
REPORTER: Louis Rukeyser

(Studio) Philippines allies of Vietnam troops. Report on their contingent.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(South Vietnam) Pacification team builds roads, schools, mkts., and villages. Helped build model city and monument to hope. Ghost town now. Huge mktplace. never used. high school built near Tay Ninh. Pol. at home may force them to go home.

Gale, Kenneth.;
Rukeyser, Louis;
Smith, Howard K.

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