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CBS Evening News for
Wednesday, Apr 09, 1975

Headline: Pilot / Presidential Palace Bombing / South Vietnam

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(Studio) Whereabouts of pilot responsible for bombing presidential palace yesterday remains mystery. Viet Cong says bomber landed in Communist-held territory, defected and promoted from lieutenant to captain
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pentagon intelligence sources say pilot flew aircraft to Thailand; whereabouts of pilot unknown.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) South Vietnam pilot reportedly. at secret central intelligence agency house in Thailand, according to CBS's Peter Collins.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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Program Time:05:37:30 pm - 05:38:50 pm. Duration: 01:20
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter; Pappas, Ike
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:239871