CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 14, 1972
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(Studio) Communist victory claims at Long Cheng CIA base in Laos premature. North Vietnam missile bases near DMZ (demilitarized zone) noted. Quang Tri Province said cncnd.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam) United States withdrawal of troops felt in Quang Tri. South Vietnam control firebases; some United States Marine advisors. [Corporation Danny MATTHEWS - speaks of concern about anticipated attack.] Vietnamization considered. Pathetic humor said characteristic. "Junk" United States equipment chrg. made. Tank squad featured. Low morale of South Vietnam troops noted. [Brigadier General VU VAN GIAI - irritated by term "Vietnamization."] Villagers, refugees fear future; volunteer resettlement near Saigon. Guitar love song ends sequence.
REPORTER: Phil Jones