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Vietnam / Offensive #223411

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 1972
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(Studio) Scattered fighting reported in South Vietnam. American base at Danang shelled. At An Loc, South Vietnam reinforcements arrive, clear North Vietnam from city. United States soldier killed N.E. of Saigon when 2 American units surprised each other and shots exchanged.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Army reports on war to world press every day. Wreaths made of plastic-there are too many funerals and not enough flowers. Funeral for South Vietnam Army officer in Buddhist pagoda shown. His life reviewed, with family photos shown. [His family grieves.] Dead soldier's diary contains passage from Ernest Hemingway's "Farewell to Arms"; read.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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