ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 09, 1972
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(Studio) John Paul Vann, who spent 11 years in VH as officer and civilian senior adviser in central highlands, dies in helicopter crash at age 47. [July, 1970, film of Vann in Vietnam shown.] He was frequently in trouble with State Department and superiors because of his candid comments about the war and pacification effort.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
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