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Vietnam / Offensive #20108

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 1972
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(Studio) United States B-52 bombers hit targets in North Vietnam for 1st time in 4 years 100 tons bombs dropped on military stockpiles near Vinh, North Vietnam. Raids ordered by President Nixon to counter North Vietnam offensive into Quang Tri, South Vietnam. Communist tank attack on Quang Tri city beaten back with heavy loses to North Vietnam. Highway 13 from Cambodia to Saigon, South Vietnam, also under siege. South Vietnam forces withdraw from Bo Duc; heavy fighting continues at An Loc.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Highway 13, South Vietnam) Govt. forces used to guard president palace in Saigon, ordered to relieve trapped South Vietnam forces in An Loc and hold road open. Planes bomb forest hiding Communists on both sides of highway
REPORTER: Andrew Pearson

Pearson, Andrew;
Reasoner, Harry

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