ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1972
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(Studio) Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, back from North Vietnam tour, appears before Senate subcommittee
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) [CLARK - reports extensive bomb damage to North Vietnam dikes. Hopes it was not deliberate.] Senator Edward Kennedy chairs committee Senator Hiram Fong suggests dikes used for military purposes. Defense Department photograph shows oil drums stored on dike. [CLARK - saw no military targets on dikes. Shows bomblets from North Vietnam. Said used to kill people. Said dropped in populated area of Hanoi.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Pentagon) [Pentagon Press Secretary Jerry FRIEDHEIM - denies American use of antipersonnel bombs in North Vietnam.] Pentagon releases reconnaissance photos showing antiaircraft and artillery weapons on top of dikes.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
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