ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1969
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(Studio) South Vietnam relief column lifts siege at Ben Het after 2 mos. Road open between there and Dak To. Indications enemy gone away. Little opposition makes South Vietnam and American officials disagree about what happened. Change of plans for Green Berets.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Ba Koia, South Vietnam) Green Berets were to organization behind enemy lines, to build up local forces and phase-out. Phase-out delayed because Nixon says casualties to be kept down and if troops pulled out, specialists must be left behind. They can operate covertly. 1st to serve and last to leave.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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