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Apache Snow Criticism #445704

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1969
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(Studio) "Hamburger Hill" criticized by men involved and Senator Kennedy. Mil. defends decision.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Saigon most important city, but Hue most vulnerable. Apache Snow operation began May 10 to sweep A Shau Valley to cut supply lines and prevent enemy attack on Hue and Danang. Field Cmdrs. say need to control high ground valley and want hill to prevent enemy from winning military and psychological victory like Hue's victory.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

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Goralski, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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