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Vietnam / Offensive #223159

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1972
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(Studio) Communist tanks advance on Kontum in South Vietnam's central highlands. American air power hits Communist concentrations, tanks. Communists try again to cross South Vietnam defenses at My Chanh River, north of Hue, are again pushed back.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Hue, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Marines drive North Vietnam back, yard by yard, through burning remnants of My Chanh village. A few enemy soldiers give selves up. South Vietnam tanks are targets the enemy's new Soviet-built missile, but gunners are had shots. [Captain Jay O'DONOVAN - radios American pilots, artillerymen to give locations of enemy. Says North Vietnam are taking awful beating.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld; Cameramen: Duong Van Ri, Doan Van Hai; Soundman: Vinh Ve

Mudd, Roger;
Threlkeld, Richard

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