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Vietnam / Air War #19071

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 28, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam says country being subjected to terror bombing unprecedented in history. Claims thousands civilians killed or wounded and city destroyed. US reports loss of 13th and 14th B-52's and 1 helicopter in latest raids.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(U Taphoa, Thailand) Helicopter crashes in Thailand near U Taphoa AFB. 4 airmen killed, 2 injured.
REPORTER: David Jane

(DC) United States says North Vietnam stalled peace talks deliberately in December North Vietnam's Xuan Thuy says in November Henry Kissinger began insisting on basic changes in October agreement. November 24 Kissinger threatened bombing resumption if changes not agreed to. November 25 and on several occasions in December threats repeated. North Vietnam changed bargaining position only after United States did so, Thuy insists. North Vietnam evacuated children from Hanoi in response to threats.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Jane, David;
Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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