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South Vietnam / Duc Duc #216229

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 1971
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(Studio) North Vietnam destroyed village of Duc Duc, South Vietnam earlier in week
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Duc Duc, South Vietnam) Film shows destroyed village, civilians digging through rubble; 107 known dead, 135 evacuated for treatment; villagers feel South Vietnam didn't help enough to prevent North Vietnam attack. [Major Franklin TRAPNELL - says heard news of Calley conviction at same time enemy killing civilians at Duc Duc; says this another My Lai perpetuated by enemy this time, with more killed for far less reason; hopes will have some impact on public.] US providing supplies to rebuild village.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

Cronkite, Walter;
Williams, Jeff

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