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Vietnam Today / Tet Security #444199

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 14, 1969
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(Studio) Yr. ago, on TET holiday, Viet Cong launched major offensive, killing civilians and destroying cities. Reporter examines security in 3 key South Vietnam cities.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Saigon confident this year American soldiers block entrances to city. Impt. to find enemy supply caches.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam) 30% of city destroyed by TET last year South Vietnam President Thieu celebrates loyalty agreement with government and mount people, residents of city. South Vietnam protects city; keep open major road from Cambodian border to South China Sea.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Ban Me, South Vietnam) City in Mekong Delta; defense pts. set up. People secure with mil. presence. Security checks made with entertainment and food for people. Enemy victory or loss to have import on Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Huntley, Chet;
Trotta, Liz

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