CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1972
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(Studio) Communist offensive in central highlands slows. South Vietnam defenses north of Kontum bend. United States B-52's hit area witH 2 1/2 million pounds bombs. Nevada tanks mass in Cambodia for attack on Kontum. 50 mile south of Kontum, South Koreans recapture An Khe Pass. If North Vietnam is trying to divide South Vietnam on Highway 19 between Pleiku and Qui Nhon, they would Have to control that pass. 30 mile north of Qui Nhon, South Vietnam ;B Salem abandoned after stiff fight. Bong and`on also captured. In the south, An Loc attacked again by North Vietnam. American C-130 transport plane downed over An Loc. 10 mile from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Highway 1, 2 more newsmen taken prisoner: Terry Reynolds of United Press International and Alan Hirons, free-lance Australian photographer. 22 reporters missing so far in Cambodia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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