Search the Archive

Vietnam War #208501

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 1970
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Allies to observe 24 hour TET truce. Conflicting statements on possibilities of TET offensive.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mekong Delta, Vietnam) likely place for offensive against South Vietnam. [Captain Gordon NICHOLSON - says doesn't think there will be any strong offensive.] Communists in danger of losing hold on local civilian population by failing to show they can still wage war.
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

(Studio) Vietnamization suffers setback. Viet Cong ambassador he's United States truck convoy; South Vietnam loot United States trucks instead of chasing enemy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Sargent, Tony

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.