CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1968
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(Studio) United States Navy patrol boats attack enemy base in South Vietnam; 141 sampans destroyed. 153 Viet Cong suspects rounded up. B-52s attack Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos. Report on mercy airlift.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Vung Tau, South Vietnam) Orphans moved to military base by copters. Operation called "Little-lift". [SOLDIER - says happy to hold small child like his own.] [2nd SOLDIER - says homesick. All kids remind your of your own. They take moving philosophically.] [3rd SOLDIER - hopes his kids never see what these kids have seen.] Kids and soldiers spent some time together; good therapy for both.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
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