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Vietnam / Offensive #222598

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 19, 1972
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(Studio) United States B-52s drop 4 million pounds bombs throughout South Vietnam, but North Vietnam offensive not slowed. 3 United States planes shot down; 4 crewmen killed. In costal highlands, North Vietnam overruns South Vietnam battalion in Hoai An in Binh Ding Province. Enemy attacks South Vietnam reinforcements between Lai Khe and Ben Cat on Highway 13, and 40 mi. Nevada of Saigon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(An Loc, South Vietnam) Air Force plane directs Medevac attempts to evacuate wounded American adviser from An Loc. [Vietnam Army officer helps direct evacuation.] Rescue completed. [Captain Lynn PRICE - warns American pilots not to hail out over north part of city if hit by ground `fire'.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones; Cameraman Udo Resch

Jones, Phil;
Cronkite, Walter

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