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Vietnam / Ship Explosion #18197

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1972
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(Studio) Sunday explosion aboard cruiser Newport News off Vietnam being investigated.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Subic Bay, Philippines) Explosion in large gun causes 19 deaths, 37 wounded. [Seaman Jeffrey MURNANE - describes explosion.] USS Newport News is largest cruiser in world.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

(Studio) Hanoi North Vietnam broadcast claims Viet Cong guerrillas responsible for damaging ship. Pentagon denies that possibility.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Giggans, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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