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South Vietnam / North Vietnam Offensive #239156

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1975
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(Studio) Communist forces step up attacks in South Vietnam. North Vietnam overrun province of Kien Duc. Fighting reported around Hue despite its abandonment by civilians; fighting still going on around Quang Tri.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Highway 1, South Vietnam) South Vietnam hope to make stand at My Chang and stop North Vietnam from coming further south Many troops protecting retreating citizens as they walk away from their homes. Thousands walk toward Hue to join exodus of people walking from Hue to Danang. People leaving Hue by any route open to them. Few South Vietnam have much remaining faith in President Thieu's government
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) State Department officials say 1973 Paris peace accord now inoperable.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Film of January 23, 1973, signing of Paris peace agreement shown. [On same day, NIXON - announces end to war and signing of peace agreement.] Details of peace accord outlined. Since accord signed some 50,000 South Vietnam and 100,000 North Vietnam and Viet Cong have been killed; fighting never stopped. Charges and countercharges by Hanoi, Saigon, and United States recounted.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Dunning, Bruce;
Kalb, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger

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