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Vietnam / Offensive #223761

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1972
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(Studio) Communist forces cut Highway 1 in South Vietnam at 2 points in costal highlands and between Saigon and Cambodia.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Hue, South Vietnam) North Vietnam offensive represents ultimate test of Vietnamization. ARVN show old weaknesses and new strengths. South Vietnam infantry still stalled on road to An Loc, with over dependence on American air power. In central highlands, South Vietnam drive enemy out of Kontum, but North Vietnam control vital hwys. in Binh Dinh coastal province. After losing Quang Tri city, ARVN forces have dug in in the north to defend Hue. REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Mudd, Roger

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