ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1972
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(Studio) Enemy forces again attack South Vietnam defenses around Hue, but are repulsed with heavy loses. Another attack on Kontum in central highlands expected. (1st attack beaten back by wire-guided missiles.)
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Pleiku, South Vietnam) Specially adapted copters armed with tube launched, optically sighted, wire-guided missiles, TOWs, extremely accurate. [W.D. Lester WHITEIS - says North Vietnam had managed to penetrate defenses with tanks until TOWs brought in to drive them back. [Department Defense film of TOW in action shown.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller
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