× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Vietnam / Offensive #464162

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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.

North, Don;
Utley, Garrick

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.