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Vietnam / Cease-Fire Violations #225459

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1973
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(Studio) North Vietnam and South Vietnam claim brazen cease-fire violations. Saigon cites almost 500 violations by Communists Hundreds dead on both sides. Anthony Dai Pozzo 1st United States soldier killed after truce. Was flying unarmed helicopter over Mekong Delta. Bitter fighting taking place near DMZ.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Binh Son Province, South Vietnam) Near Saigon South Vietnam soldiers attack hamlet held by VC. South Vietnam claims Viet Cong moved into hamlet 40 miles from Saigon during night after truce in effect. CBS told by province chief it could take no further pictures of combat.
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) White House says cease-fire violations expected.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(State Department) White House did not expect violations on such a large scale. Admin. asks South Vietnam to use restraint. State Department spokesperson Charles Gray says US trying to stabilize situation. North Vietnam offered $2.5 billion over next 5 years for reconstruction, so United States hopeful North Vietnam will respect cease-fire.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Webster, Don

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