ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Thieu declares martial law in face of continuing Communist offensive. Saigon mayor warns of rocket, artillery attacks, President Thieu fires military commander in central highlands where government forces have lost 4 districts and many FBs to Communists United States loses army helicopter 20 mile N.E. of Saigon, with 32 American on board killed. 3 other American planes reported shot down. US air rescue teams increase.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Danang, South Vietnam) Champagne awaits every rescued airman. [Rescued airman, CWO James CASTON GUAY - describes being shot down, rescued.] Captain David Knutson and crew, with Jolly Green Giant copter, rescue downed airmen.
REPORTER: Ron Miller
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