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Vietnam / Air War #466795

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1973
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(Studio) United States ends 36-hr. bombing pause over all Vietnam. Resumes bombing South Vietnam and North Vietnam below 20th parallel. Pentagon spokesperson Jerry Friedheim admits United States bombed Bach Mai Hospital and nearby airport. Friedheim insists bombing limited and accidental. Last week Friedheim denied hospital hit.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Pentagon) [FRIEDHEIM - says limited, accidental damage done to hospital and airport.]
REPORTER: (No reporter given)

(Studio) Telford Taylor, law Prof. at Columbia University who served as chief US prosecutor at Nuremberg trials, was in Hanoi during massive bombing. (Film shown of Bach Mai Hospital ruins taken by Taylor.) Hospital near oil storage area. United States says either falling United States planes or North Vietnam missiles caused damage. Eyewitnesses say looks like bombs hit hospital. North Vietnam says 25 hospital staff members killed when hospital struck.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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