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South Vietnam / North Vietnam Attacks / Terrorist Bombing #15377

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1971
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(Studio) Total United States deaths for Vietnam war surpasses figure for Korean War; 54,246 killed in Korea, 54,284 killed in Vietnam. North Vietnam attacks South Vietnam bases throughout South Vietnam; North Vietnam conts. siege of South Vietnam Fire Base No. 6.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pleiku, South Vietnam) Fire Base No. 6 important for control of South Vietnam central highlands; South Vietnam forces at base exhausted from 10 day siege; United States planes constantly bombing North Vietnam positions around base; film shows wounded copter pilot carrying reporter from base.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

(Studio) Saigon, South Vietnam, nightclub hit by-terrorist bomb yesterday-.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Film shows:collapsed ceiling of nightclub; MPs searching through rubble for cause of blast; several dozen hospitalized, mostly GIs; GI curfew from 1 p.m. to 10 a.m. last week REPORTER: Don Farmer

Giggans, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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