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South Korea / Civil Unrest #65638

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1980
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(Studio) United States cmnd. in South Korea reported ordering troops to curtail all travel off bases in order to avoid involvement in civil unrest and anti-government demonstrations there; formal warning to North Korea by United States State Department re: not exploiting situation in the south noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Continued violence in south region of South Korea, especially in Kwangju, reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Seoul, South Korea) Anti-government protesters reported in control of Kwangju; details given, films shown. Alleged death toll and efforts taken by military to quell riots reported.
REPORTER: Mark Litke

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Reynolds, Frank

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