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Vietnam / Tri / Kidnap / Casualties / Weapons #200476

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1969
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(Studio) Saigon authorities say they have arrested former South Vietnam marine as suspect in murder of Edward Min. Le Minh Tri.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Viet Cong have kidnapped more than 150 South Vietnam in village close to Saigon. Probably use the prisoners as porters around capital. Casualties around Mekong Delta. Sweep around Saigon turned up 70 tons of enemy weapons.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Gunboats police river; communists bringing weapons in by canals. Operation Giant Sling-shot described. [Sergeant Robert T0NELLI, Captain Don ADAMS - comment on operation.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don
Duration:
00:04:40

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