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Vietnam War / Offensive #463643

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 02, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam advances in Quang Tri Province. North Vietnam captures bases near DMZ. Camp Carroll falls to North Vietnam. Retreat from Dong Ha also reported Heavy artillery fire reported United States advisors evacuated, after blowing up their headquarters. 4 United States troops killed; 9 wounded. Heavy Vietnam casualties on both sides. Little United States air support given, due to cloud cover. United States officials confident of outcome.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) Offensive long awaited. Another farther so. expected, in central highlands. Local support of North Vietnam said weakened by improved economic conditions. Offensive through April expected. Casualties from United States air power predicted. Undermining Vietnamization program, and public impact in United States said motives.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard

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