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Vietnam / Bombing #220798

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 22, 1972
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(Studio) For 1st time, North Vietnam downs United States B-52 bomber.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pentagon) Plane hit by North Vietnam SAM. United States has lost 8 B-52's through accidents; this is 1st downed by enemy fire.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) [Defense Department film of B-52 shown.] Plane has flown 105,000 raids since 1966. 6 crewmen bail out, are rescued. 2 smaller planes, include an F-111, also lost.

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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