CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam Marines and paratroopers push to edge of Quang Tri city, held by North Vietnam for nearly 2 mos. Thieu said objective is to retake whole province. Fire Base Checkmate, 12 mile Southwest of Hue, overrun by enemy. President Nixon said reports of bombing of North Vietnam dikes inaccurate. Films from Swedish television show damage of dike allegedly hit by Americans Defense Department spokesman said action reports for dates involved failed to show any bombing raids in that area. Said dikes not targeted for bombing. Pentagon officials say a new oil pipeline is being built between Hanoi and China border.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite; Swedish television film by Eric Eriksen
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