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Vietnam / Air War #22947

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1973
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(Studio) Debate continues over effects of bombing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pentagon) Bach Mai Hospital located south of heavily population area of Hanoi. Pentagon says oil storage area near hospital was targeted and hit. Last wk. Pentagon spokesperson Jerry Friedheim denied bombs struck hospital. Today story revised. [FRIEDHEIM - says appears limited accidental damage inflicted on hospital.] (North Vietnam film shows what is said to be ruins of Bach Mai.) [Yale Divinity School's Reverend Michael ALLEN - says bldgs. totally destroyed. Hospital totally unusable.] Whether hospital partly damaged or totally destroyed remains unanswered.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(No location given) Polish state-owned television shows what's presented to be ruins of Polish ship "Joseph Conrad." Ship bombed by United States in Haiphong Harbor. 4 crew members killed. Bodies returned Warsaw today.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Raids made on North Vietnam below 20th parallel again today after 36 hour New Yr.'s truce.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Farmer, Don;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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