ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1969
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(Studio) North Vietnam Vice President Ton Duc Thang, 81, becomes President, replacing Ho Chi Minh.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Thang was revolutionary in younger days, Awarded Order of Lenin in 1967. He's figurehead, Real power in ruling party of Central Committee Public power struggle not likely.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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