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Vietnam / Offensive #20336

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1972
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(Studio) Communist forces continue drive in South Vietnam's central highlands. Tank force rtpd. en route to Kontum. North Vietnam have overrun 9 government bases and bypassed 5 others in region. South Vietnam President Thieu orders counterattack. 10 Americans killed when helicopter hit by ground fire. Communist siege also continues at An Loc.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(An Loc, South Vietnam) Highway 13, route to Am Loc surrounded by North Vietnam and Viet Cong forces. Not even ARVN ambulances move up road. [Pilot, Captain Barry ALMAN - flies over An Loc, spotting for tactical air strikes. Says 75% city damaged or destroyed.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker, Terry Cou (Cameraman)

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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