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Vietnam #17469

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 12, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam troops gain ground in Laos and South Vietnam. Communist drive expected in central highlands. ARVN troops to play major defensive role.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Pentagon) United States bombing of North Vietnam on MiG fields and supply depots seems to have had little effect. Enemy activity reported in South Vietnam. North Vietnam reinforcements staging near central highlands.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) United States has given South Vietnam training and weapons to aid Vietnamization. Lack of morale among ARVN troops stems from economic class system.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saigon) Corrupt process of choosing army fighters based on ability of rich to buy out of service.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

Giggans, Jim;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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