CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1972
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(Studio) United States B-52's and jet fighter bombers strike deeper inside North Vietnam, include port at Thanh Hoa, 80 mile from Hanoi. 1 United States phantom jet shot down, but 2 crewmen rescued from Tonkin Gulf.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Danang, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Air Force fly United States planes in South Vietnam. North Vietnam offensive caused President Thieu to request more planes. Renewed fighting shows South Vietnam Air Force unable to handle job alone. Maintenance and supply organization is weak. Many types of planes cause problems. parts rare.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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