ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam, continuing major offensive in South Vietnam, attacks An Loc, 60 mile from Saigon. South Vietnam President Thieu requests more United States military aid. North Vietnam MiG fighters cross DMZ (demilitarized zone) into Quang Tri Province for 1st time in Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Dong Ha, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Marines engage North Vietnam forces around Dong Ma. United States Navy ships shell North parts of city where enemy is dug in. United States and South Vietnam bombers restricted by cloud cover. 1 United States bomber shot down North of Dong Ha by North Vietnam missiles. 2 crewmen sought. [American advisor, Captain John RIPLEY - says armored force sent to rescue downed pilots.]
REPORTER: Andrew Pearson
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