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Laos Operation / Aftermath #14803

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1971
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(Studio) United States forces withdraw from base at Lang Vei, South Vietnam, begin dismantling base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam; Pentagon reports North Vietnam artillery buildup in DMZ; US forces encounter enemy North E. of Khe Sanh; casualties reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Corpus Christi, Texas) Copters damaged too badly to repair in Vietnam, flown to Corpus Christi; workers begin 6 day week getting backorders out of way, ready for copters from Laos operation; repairs average $50,000 per copter, 1/5 cost of new one; copters tested 2 hrs., sent back to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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