CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 20, 1971
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(Studio) News on Indochina war not good. Communist forces in Cambodia surround government troops near Phnom Penh. Communists again control Plain of Jarres; success in air war. 4 United States fighter bombers, Phantom Jets downed; disagreement over location of planes. North Vietnam display 4 Americans, said crew mbrs.: Major Leland Hildebrand; Lieutenant Kenneth Wells; Lieutenant Samuel Vaughan; Major Kenneth Johnson.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Reporter visits Major Johnson's parents. Johnson based in Thailand. Parents relieved son alive; trust President Nixon will win his freedom. [Mrs. JOHNSON - believes Nixon really trying on prisoners of war issue.] [Mr. JOHNSON - hopes Nixon China visit effective.] Parents express confidence.
REPORTER: John Esther (WCCO-TV)
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