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    JOHN BXXX VANN, DIRECTOR OF THE SECOND REGIONAL AUSISTANCE COMMAND AND PERHAPS THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE AMERICAN ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH VIETNAM, SAYS HE IS MILDLY OPTIMISTIC OVER THELWAY PACIFICA IS GOING.

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    VANN, TALKING TO CAMERA SAYING THAT WHILE THE ATTENTION IS FOCUSED ON THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRESIDENTIAL RA???E WT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT THE ENTIRE ASSEMBLY IS UP FOR ELECTION AND ITS MAKEUP WILL BE YEAR SIGNIFICANT FOR YEARS TO COME. IT WILL BE MORE DEMANFXXX DEMANDING IN THE FUTECCXXX FUTURE. SOUTH VIETNAM IS STABLE AND IS GOING TO REMAIN THAT WAY. NO VIET CONG HORDES ARE GOING TO PMUR OUT OF THE WOODS. WXXX EVERY HAMLET IS OCCUPIED BY GOVERNMETXXX GOVERNMENT SOLDIERS AND VERY DIFFICULT FOR VIET CONG TO INFUXXX INFUCXXX INFILTRATE. THE TIME FOR A VIET GONG TAKEOVER IS GETTING FURTHER AND FURTHER AWAY, AT LEAST SEVERXXX SEVEN YEARS AWAY.




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    Background: JOHN BXXX VANN, DIRECTOR OF THE SECOND REGIONAL AUSISTANCE COMMAND AND PERHAPS THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE AMERICAN ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH VIETNAM, SAYS HE IS MILDLY OPTIMISTIC OVER THELWAY PACIFICA IS GOING. HE SAYS THE POLICY HAS BUILT UP ENOUGH MOMENTUM TO KEEP GOING FOR FOUR OR FIVE YEARS. AFTER THAT, HE SAYS, IT IS ANYBODY'S GUESS. HE DOES NOT RULE OUT A NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT TAKEOVER BYXXX SEVERAL YEARS FROM NOW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA89BZPDEU3LSV9VB2VEZO3GP34
    Media URN:
    VLVA89BZPDEU3LSV9VB2VEZO3GP34
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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