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Vietnam / Offensive-Reaction #222450

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 1972
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(Studio) Secretary Defense Laird says more United States ships and planes en route to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) United States aircraft carrier Midway leaves a month early for Vietnam. Enterprise rumored to be next carrier sent.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld (KPIX-TV Newsfilm)

(Long Beach, California) 4 destroyers head into Pacific. No destination announced. [Public Affairs Officer, Lieutenant Commander George BIENSTADT - will not say how long ships will be gone.] Ships rumored to be part of new task force for Vietnam duty listed.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

(Jacksonville, Florida) Crewmen of aircraft carrier Saratoga return from leave for unexpected 8 month mission in Vietnam. 5 bomber attack squadrons from Norfolk, Virginia, and Jacksonville, Florida, will join the Saratoga at sea.
REPORTER: Ernie Mastrianni (WJXT-TV News film)

(Studio) Pentagon emphasizes no more United States ground troops will be sent to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Williams, Jeff

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