CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1968
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(Studio) Battles between United States and North Vietnam troops near Cambodia border report 1st Air Cavalry Div. involved. United States helicopters downed in Saigon area. Battleship New Jersey strikes Communist positions in and below DMZ.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Vietnam War Zone) Battleship role explained. "Eyes" of ship are small planes flying area of action. Captain John Herring, pilot, featured with 220th Aviation Company Film of Herring flight shown. Plane is unarmed. Dangerous flight described. Pilot in radio contact with ship. Ship fires. [Captain J. Edward SNYDER - speaks of satisfaction from aiding allied troops.] [Captain John HERRING - speaks of experience.]
REPORTER: Tony Sargent
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