NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 23, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam force with tanks attacks South Vietnam relief column South of An Loc. In central highlands, government force attacked between Pleiku and Kontum. North of Hue, North Vietnam continue attacks on government defensive positions along My Chanh River
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Highway 14) South Vietnam determined to reopen road between Pleiku and Kontum. South Vietnam rangers, tanks, with United States Air Force support, committed to effort. North Vietnam well entrenched, still able to fight, drive South Vietnam back with hail of small arms fire.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute
(Thua Thien Province) North Vietnam attacks village near My Chanh River Turned back by American air strikes. As villagers flee South Vietnam Marines moved North to protect village. Discouraged, instead, they rip village apart.
REPORTER: Phil Brady
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