ABC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1972
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(Studio) Possible reintroduction of American ground troops in South Vietnam considered.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Pentagon) United States commander in South Vietnam, General Creighton Abrams, has option of bringing in additional American units to protect withdrawing American forces. 2000 Marines stationed on offshore ships. New weapons also en route to war zone. [Defense Department film of copter-launched antitank missile shown. Film made at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
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