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Laos Operation / Aftermath #215700

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1971
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(Studio) Associated Press reports South Vietnam casualties from Laos operation equal 1/2 invasion force; casualties reported; B-52s bomb enemy in Laos as United States forces withdraw from Lang Vei, South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dong Ha, South Vietnam) [Unidentified United States helicopter PILOTS - describe South Vietnam soldiers swarming to get on evacuation copters in Laos; say South Vietnam lost many men accomplishing objectives.]
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) South Vietnam claims killing 10 enemy for every 1 South Vietnam killed; dismantling base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Khe Sanh, South Vietnam) Steel planks from staging area of runway dismantled; South Vietnam refused United States request to maintain base at Khe Sanh; film shows bunkers damaged by enemy shelling.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

(Studio) Pentagon reports North Vietnam setting up artillery in DMZ.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce;
Williams, Jeff

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