CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1969
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(Studio) Mop-up operations follow controversial battle of "Hamburger Hill."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Hamburger Hill, South Vietnam) United States expected enemy to withdraw across Laotian border when they 1st climbed hill. But defenders fought so hard, nickname began. 1 wounded soldier calls hill suicide. Casualties reported Senator Kennedy calls battle senseless. Commander says hill needed to clear A Shau Valley as enemy infiltration route
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
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