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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 02, 1971
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(Studio) Allied spokesperson say Laos and Cambodia operations eliminated possibility of North Vietnam spring offensive. North Vietnam and South Vietnam forces building for big Laos battle.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ham Nghi, South Vietnam) Film shows wounded South Vietnam rescued from Laos by United States copters; heavy fighting detailed. [General Frederick C. WEYAND - says North Vietnam involving many men and equipment, taking heavy losses; thinks fighting in Laos tough.] Film shows reporters' helicopter fired at over Laos,
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Studio) Cambodia oil refinery at Kompong Som damaged by North Vietnam attack. Admin. stresses positive aspects Laos operation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Secretary of State Rogers briefs Cong, about Laos situation; Congmen. say Rogers defensive, acknowledges difficulties in Laos.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Kalb, Marvin

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