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Vietnam / Ben Het / Fighting / Provincial Capitals / Laos #446394

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam Infantry breaks siege at special forces camp at Ben Het and opens road to Dak To. Americans say North Vietnam retreated to Cambodia. North Vietnam battered at Tay Ninh and Khe Sanh. South Vietnam says Viet Cong executed 3,798 civilians in 1st 6 mos. of 1969. Allies act to deny provincial capital to enemy.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(An Loc, South Vietnam) An Loc small and poor, but military and political target for Viet Cong government Army commits huge force to keep enemy out. Soldiers and tanks seek out enemy.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) State Department declines comment on United States troops and advisors in Laos.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Hager, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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