ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam troops battle South Vietnam forces 17 mile eastern of Saigon. North Vietnam give stiff resistance to South Vietnam Marines trying to recapture Quang Tri city. In Cambodia, Communist troops and tanks attack 3 towns in Parrots Beak area near rtes. leading into South Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Svay Rieng, Cambodia) Marshal Lon Nol leaves Phnom Penh to Svey Rieng, opening political campaign to elect majority to new national assembly. He has elevated his brother to General, gives him control of military establishment.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett
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