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Laos Situation #215211

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 04, 1971
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(Studio) News embargo lifted in Laos situation. 20,000 South Vietnam troops attack into Cambodia; 20,000 South Vietnam and 9,000 United States troops massing at Laos border. Film taken during embargo of massing at border.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Vietnam) United States forces reoccupying abandoned Khe Sanh airstrip. [Sp/5 James ARNAUD - North Vietnam going to realize purpose of rebuilding and then may react.] [Pfc. Earlin DODGE - North Vietnam probably just shell us.] Army rebuilding Highway 9. South Vietnam forces move up to Laos border.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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