CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 21, 1971
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(Studio) B-52 bombers featured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Utapao, Thailand) Air war continuing full force, yet winding down. B-52 described. [sergeant David BOYLE - says bombing decreasing.] Decreasing., but not disappearing. United States spending $1 million a day on B-52's. Filming of Thailand bases controlled by United States government; films secured secretly. No. of planes decrease number of missions not cut as sharply. Sorties cited, most against Ho Chi Minh Trail. [Captain Peter STIDD - says proud of record.] [M/sergeant Al WORTH - says bombing impersonal.] [STIDD - says doesn't dwell on what's done.] [WORTH - says has not lost sense of purpose.] [S/sergeant John BLACKWELL - feels bombing does a lot of good.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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