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Vietnam / Bombing #223784

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1972
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(Studio) American air strikes over North Vietnam, heaviest in 2 weeks, hit ports of Haiphong, Thanh Hoa, and Vimh, truck park at Hanoi, destroy railroad tunnel through mountain near Chinese border.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Defense Department photos show destruction caused in North Vietnam by United States bombing.] Air Force reports American bombers have wrecked 18 major railroad bridges; chocking off all RR traffic into country. With blockade of North Vietnam ports, bombing has almost isolated North Vietnam from outside supply sources. 5 power plants damaged, also 9 gasoline storage areas. [Air Force Dep. Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General George EADE - credits new laser guided bombs which provide accuracy in hitting only military targets. Gives no indication of letup in bombing.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:10

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