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Vietnam / Offensive #464162

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 1972
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(Studio) Fighting at An Loc continues. Govt. relief force on Highway 13, stalled again by North Vietnam artillery and mortar fire. North of Hue at Mekong River, North Vietnam tanks cross front line, rout government militia unit, almost surround outpost of South Vietnam Marines. Attack beaten off by heavy air strikes, naval gun fire.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Hue, South Vietnam) Hue has regained dignity since panic after fall of Quang Tri. Farmers hurry to harvest record rice crop before battle. Banners tell of victories, security returns law and order. Govt. troops gradually mount offensives pushing north and west of Hue. American planes hit enemy positions located by South Vietnam troops.
REPORTER: Don North

Reporter(s):
North, Don;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:30

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