CBS Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1969
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(Studio) 2 new search-and-clear operations open up in North provinces of South Vietnam. Casualties reported "Hamburger Hill" criticized. Admin. knocks down charges of stepping up war.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) White House spokesperson fires back at Senator Edward Kennedy and other critics. Number battalion-size operations not increased, but enemy operations have. Casualties up because of increased enemy offenses. "Hamburger Hill" prevented Hue and Danang attacks. United States hasn't escalated and Hanoi won't answer mutual withdrawal proposal.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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