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Vietnam War #198547

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 25, 1968
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(Studio) United States reconnaissance plane and escort jet shot down over North Vietnam. Near DMZ. No details from Saigon; radio Hanoi says pilots captured. United States transport crashes in Laos. 32 killed. Most AID officers. In ground war 155 Communists said killed in Nekong Delta battle and on Cambodian border. United States casualties given. Near Danang United States men search for Viet Cong leadership
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phong Luc, South Vietnam) United States Marines cordon off area near Danang. Object: to drive out Viet Cong leadership Operation filmed. All villagers evacuated. Detention camp shown. To be held 2 weeks [US Adviser Colonel Wray BRADLEY - responding to question, speaks hopefully of success of operation, though earlier doubts expressed.] More such operations predicted for political and mil. reasons. Saigon needs all support it can get.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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