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Laos / South Vietnam Attack #214890

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam commander of Laos operation says Ho Chi Minh Trail cut off; 750 North Vietnam killed since start of operation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Laos Border) New airfield being built in South Vietnam at Laos border. North Vietnam forces still in area; film shows recovery of GI bodies from shot down copter. Artillery bases being established in Laos indicate South Vietnam intends extended stay.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

(Studio) Varying reports on number of United States copters shot down in Laos operation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Williams, Jeff

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