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Laird / United States Withdrawal From South Vietnam / Fire Base No. 6 #457051

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 13, 1971
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Laird says after all United States ground forces withdraw from South Vietnam, some United States Air and Navy units will remain. United States Combat operations should end this summer, when fighting turned over to South Vietnam; as result of Laos operation, enemy short of supplies by fall.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [LAIRD - says can determine success of Laos Operation in September and October, when enemy hurting for supplies; current North Vietnam operations being carried out by units having supplies prior to Laos Operation.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) South Vietnam sends 3,000 to reinforce besieged Fire Base No. 6; United States planes dropping 7 1/2 ton bombs in area around base.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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