CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 1972
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(Studio) American jets bomb North Vietnam air defense cmd. headquarters at Bach Mai Airfield, 3 mi. south of Hanoi. Russian technicians may have been inside. Vinh also bombed, at pipe line leading to DMZ. Associated Press reports Russian cruiser and 3 destroyers in South China Sea, 200 mile from Danang, South Vietnam, 300 from North Vietnam. Pentagon reports 1/2 25 foreign ships en route to North Vietnam have changed course.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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