NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 19, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam steps up offensive on South Vietnam central coast. Bong Son pressured. Offensive blocks South Vietnam reinforcements for Quang Tri area. In Quang Tri city, total devastation seen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Quang Tri city, South Vietnam) South Vietnam flag flies over destroyed Citadel. Desolation absolute. [Scenes pictured.] North Vietnam bodies strewn all over Citadel. [Pictured.] Prisoner questioned at command post. Role described. Mood said one of "quiet;" artillery in distance. Love letter found by reporter, from North Vietnam soldier to North Vietnam girl. Contents of letter described, against background of filmed devastation.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst
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