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Vietnam / Bombing-Ho Chi Minh Trail #224050

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 1972
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(s) 1 of chief targets for United States bombers has been Ho Chi Minh Trail, North Vietnam supply line through Laos and into South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Ho Chi Minh Trail, Laos) North Vietnam film of bombing of trail shown. Despite massive United States bombing, the North Vietnam continue to reconstruct trail as fast as it is bombed, keep it open, and move men and supplies down it to sustain battle. North Vietnam have better equipment due to Soviet and Chinese aid. Large and indefatigable labor force is greatest asset.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood (narrates from New York)

(Studio) Pentagon says it has never contended supplies could be stopped by bombing; it does hinder resupply efforts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Collingwood, Charles;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:04:00

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