NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 1972
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(Studio) WSAG (Washington Special Action Group) meets to discuss Vietnam war.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(White House) WSAG reports to President Nixon that South Vietnam defensive lines have stabilized North Vietnam thrust below DMZ, even though bad weather has hampered air strikes. In central zone, B-52 raids have prevented coordinated enemy attack. In Region 3, include Saigon, South Vietnam holding their own despite heavy North Vietnam equipment. Region 4, Mekong Delta, has no serious problems. North Vietnam has committed 100,000 troops to offensive, but only 50,000 have seen action so far. National security adviser, Henry Kissinger, may postpone trip to Japan this weekend due to Washington, DC concern about Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani
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