The Press: 23 Captured, One Dead

The toll of correspondents continues to rise in Cambodia. Last week eight more—three American, one Japanese —were added to the 15 already missing or captured. Another U.S. reporter, CBS's George Syvertsen, was killed.

Pursuing a rumor that "something is up down south," NBC Correspondent Welles Hangen and a camera crew left Phnom-Penh one morning last week, close behind a Jeep and a Mercedes carrying Syvertsen, CBS Reporter-Producer Gerald Miller and their crew. Unlike Viet Nam, where intelligence information is relatively good, the situation in Cambodia is fluid and newsmen are virtually on their own. When the two groups came to...

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