CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 23, 1972
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(Studio) Reuters news agency reports from Peking, China, that Russia will not divert merchant ships from North Vietnam's mined ports to Chinese harbors. In Paris, North Vietnam representative, Le Duc Tho, says mines being cleared away.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Tonkin Gulf) [Vice Admiral William MACK - says nine blockade is complete success. Doesn't think North Vietnam ships can sweep kinds and number mines in harbors. Thinks blockade is already effective, cutting North Vietnam power in South Vietnam.]
(Studio) Admiral Mack leaves Vietnam to become superintendent United States Naval Academy.
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