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Vietnam / Air War #462022

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 22, 1972
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(Studio) Heavy air raids against Hanoi and Haiphong continue today. US announces loss of 2 more B-52's and 2 more fighter-bombers. Defense Department denies North Vietnam claim that United States planes hit prisoners of war camp in Hanoi. North Vietnam says prisoners of war camp located near embassy bldgs. in Hanoi, not in military target areas. In 5th day of bombing, so far United States loses 8 B-52's, 4 fighter-bombers, 43 airmen missing. From today, United States will not announce month of flyers missing over North Vietnam. United States will not reveal month of raids or targets bombed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Pentagon) Pentagon has little comment on bombing. [Pentagon spokesperson Jerry FRIEDHEIM - has no comment to reporters' questions.]
REPORTER: Alvin Rosenfeld

(Studio) White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says Nixon has no comment to US people on renewed bombing.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Rosenfeld, Alvin;
Utley, Garrick

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