NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1968
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(Studio) Viet Cong announces 3 day cease-fire for Christmas and New Year. Allies believed to plan only 24 hour truce. United States casualties given. Most killed in Cambodian border area. Vietnam casualties given. United States troops continue Viet Cong search in Mekong Delta.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Mekong Delta, South Vietnam) Province described as birthplace of VC. Operation Tiger Claw described. United States role noted. Troops landed at Mo Cay. Area booby-trapped. Film of military encounter shown. Bullets rain on houses, women and children. Control of Mekong Delta in question.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta
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