× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Vietnam / Fighting / Holding Offensive #3999

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) North Vietnam tries to overrun Army's 25th Div. headquarters at Cu Chi. Enemy beaten off. 12 United States copters destroyed. Enemy slipped past American forces to attack Bien Hoa. Saigon threatened.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(South Vietnam) North Vietnam trying to get away, but can't. Copters survey area for cavalry. Enemy wounded taken away. Copter pilot, Mike Bates, leads attack. [BATES - says have to maintain contact with enemy in brush or you'll lose them.] North Vietnam regiment heading for offensive before being caught.
REPORTER: Don Baker; Cameraman: Chou En Jip

(Studio) Some United States cmdrs. say enemy incapable of really effective action. Offensive looks like last year's.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Baker, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.