ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1968
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(Studio) Communists in South Vietnam hit area from Mekong Delta to near DMZ. Casualties given. North Vietnam also hit United States base at Dong Ha, near DMZ. Assault stopped. Security in Ikor area improved.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Ikor, South Vietnam) Antrin village featured. Life renewed after the attack. US, South Vietnam cooperate through General Richard Stilwell and South Vietnam General [STILWELL - explains procedure of cooperation.] South Vietnam troops getting more efficient. South Vietnam General's interview with captured Viet Cong assassin described. Stilwell decorates South Vietnam private [STILWELL - makes award.] North Vietnam troops build up South of DMZ (demilitarized zone) after bomb halt. More guerrilla warfare expected. South Vietnam distrust of US noted. Situation improves since assassination of dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, in 1963.
REPORTER: Kenneth Gayle
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