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Spec. Report: North Vietnam, Part III #199048

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1968
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(Studio) Feature announced. Source of film and information noted. Report deals with North Vietnam repairs of North Vietnam bombing damage.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(North Vietnam) Ham Rong Bridge shown. Despite United States action, bridge still useable. 99 US planes said lost in bridge attack. Bridge said symbol of North Vietnam endurance. United States Air Force film shows destruction of Du Mer bridge at Hanoi. March, 1958 (sic) film shows temporary pontoon bridge replacing destroyed bridge. United States refrained from heavy Hanoi attack. Big bridge now works again. Recent film shown. North Vietnam ingenuity, ability to keep supplies flowing, noted. Train crosses bridge. North Vietnam has more miles of rail track than South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood Narrates; Photos by Roger Pic

Reporter(s):
Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:03:30

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