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(Studio) In South Vietnam, battle for Saigon apparently taking shape. Communist forces launch attack at Xuan Loc, 40 mile from Saigon; Communists shell Trang Bom and cut Highway 1 between 2 towns. Shelling of Bien Hoa airbase conts. Fighting heavy south of Saigon at Tan An and Ben Tranh.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Tan An, South Vietnam) North Vietnam trying to cut Highway 4, Saigon's link with rich rice fields of Mekong delta. Wounded North Vietnam soldier shown. North Vietnam score direct hit on fuel dump in Tan An; action panics townspeople. North Vietnam apparently trying to cut Saigon's links with outside world, eventually strangling city.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning
(Den Loc, South Vietnam) Dvting. battle along Highway 1 to be critical battle for these troops. Casualties on government side heavy. So far South Vietnam holding.
REPORTER: Peter Collins
- Collins, Peter;
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Dunning, Bruce
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