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Vietnam / Tet Offensive #200374

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 29, 1969
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(Studio) Viet Cong announce 7-day cease-fire during TET, lunar New Year; to begin Feb. 15. Defenses bolstered to prevent another TET offensive like last yr:s
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hue, South Vietnam) TET offensive took many lives last January; 1,200 civilians killed. Govt. invests $32 million in rebuilding Hue. Hue alert after dark; has defense force. [US Adviser Thomas BOWEN - TET offensive made residents realize whose side they were on; no terroristic incident in 9 mos.]
REPORTER: Larry Pomeroy

Cronkite, Walter;
Pomeroy, Larry

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