CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1972
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(Studio) Last month New York "Times" columnist Anthony Lewis was in North Vietnam after Nixon ordered bombing of North Vietnam. French journalist took film of area during same period.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(London, England) [LEWIS - describes effects of United States bombing on North Vietnam: RRs, bridges destroyed, but are replaced quickly. Says civilian areas also hit: housing dvts., schools, hospitals. Thinks these latter hits were accidental, but United States government should admit these mistakes. Says North Vietnam life goes on despite war with appearance of normality but preparation for emergencies. Lewis says even Communist European reporters impressed with stoicism of North Vietnam people.
REPORTER: John Laurence
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