NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 02, 1968
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(Studio) Ambassador Averell Harriman charges that North Vietnam plans massive invasion of South Vietnam. North Vietnam representative, Xuan Thuy says United States plans to invade North Vietnam. Battleship "New Jersey" hits targets off DMZ. 1 of planes shot down but crew rescued. Enemy shoots down 3 copters with American wounded. Clearly marked with red crosses. Siege at Thuong Duc, South Vietnam, conts.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Thuong Duc, South Vietnam) 3 North Vietnam regs. surround special forces camp. Enemy held 2 villages below camp. Wounded shown. North Vietnam fire at copters with wounded; 2 shot down. Bombing conts. Several prisoners taken and questioned. Enemy ordered to destroy camp and take it over. Damage shown. North Vietnam won't give up trying to take camp.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta