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India-Pakistan / United States Evacuees / Plane Bombings #214678

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 06, 1971
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(Studio) Incrd. fighting causes evacuation of Americans from E. and West Pakistan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) 370 Americans evacuated from Pakistan during 2 hour cease-fire. Only males of State Department stay behind. [EVACUEES - describe shelling.]
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Studio) Dacca bombed when cease-fire was to begin, forcing away United Nations mercy flights. Intercontinental Hotel in Dacca jammed with foreigners viewing dog fights of planes. Defense Secretary Melvin Laird calls attack on United States cargo plane at Dacca deplorable. Canadian plane on United Nations mission blown up at Islamabad, West Pakistan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brelis, Dean;
Cronkite, Walter

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