CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 29, 1972
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(Studio) Bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong area continues. United States loses 4 more planes, 12 airmen dead or captured. Hanoi calls bombing extermination raids.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Vientiane, Laos) Some members foreign missions in Hanoi evacuate city, but hardly amounts to dip. exodus. [Indian dip. Dr. SHASHANK - says bombing indiscriminate.] [Mbr. International Control Commission - says many civilian deaths.]
REPORTER: Bert Quint
(Studio) Pentagon releasing little information on bombing.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Pentagon) Pentagon refuses comment on reports of civilian casualties. [pentagon spokesperson Jerry FRIEDHEIM - suggests SAM's and crashing planes causing civilian deaths. No comment on bombing of civilians.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(White House) White House maintains complete silence on North Vietnam bombing through acting Press Secretary Jerry Warren. American Association for Advancement of Science Vice President Dr. Everett Mendelsohn and group distinguished scientists get cold reception from White House authorities when bring antiwar petition to White House Nixon secluded at Camp David.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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