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Vietnam / Fighting / Withdrawal / Ben Het #446543

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1969
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(Studio) North Vietnam and Viet Cong attacks almost stopped. No one knows why.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [Secretary of State William ROGERS - says infiltration at low level. If significant cut in hostilities, will affect our withdrawal.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) United States sees low infiltration as important, but no one knows what it means.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Lull hits Ben Het. 1st supply convoy arrives. Americans say some enemy positions in Cambodia knocked out by air attacks.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Ben Het, South Vietnam) B-52's kept busy at Ben Het. Lull began over wkend., and allowed supply drops and cleanup. Damage considerable.
REPORTER: Blaine Littell

(Highway 512, South Vietnam) Trucks and jeeps wrecked along road to Ben Het. Search for mines. [Advisor Captain Pat JOHNSON - says ARVN pulled out because of high casualties.] Casualties reported Enemy withdrew by time South Vietnam ready for counteroffensive. American bombers broke siege.

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet;
Jones, Bob;
Littell, Blaine

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