NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Thieu says current battle will decide whether South Vietnam will survive. Calls on United States for more military aid. North Vietnam attacks An Loc near Saigon. Central highlands may be scene of next drive. 2 North Vietnam MiGs cross DMZ (demilitarized zone) into North South Vietnam. North Vietnam briefly cuts Highway 1 between Hue and Quang Tri, but are driven off.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Dong Ha, South Vietnam) South Vietnam Marines hold city South of Dong Ha River South Vietnam reinforcements on way up Highway 1, accompanied by United States Cobra gunships, and northward by truck and plane. United States air power hampered by cloud cover.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie
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