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Vietnam / Offensive #463824

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam continue to move men, guns, tanks, across DMZ (demilitarized zone) into South Vietnam. Quang Tri under siege; United States air support hampered by bad weather. More United States air craft carriers move into area. North Vietnam reports downing 1st United States B-52 bomber in war.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Pentagon) Possibility of massive United States retaliatory air strikes against North Vietnam is very real. North Vietnam troops mass in central highlands and border near Saigon, as well as South of DMZ.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) South Vietnam troops move North to defend against new drive. President Nixon calls Washington Special Action Group into session.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [State Department spokesman, Robert MCCLOSKEY - calls North Vietnam action an invasion, says North Vietnam has violated 1954 Geneva agreement.]

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert

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