ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 31, 1968
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(Studio) Stock-taking thoughts on 1968 timely.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) War, assassinations, riots, inflation make 1968 a good year to end. Tet offensive in Vietnam war called stunning blow to US, but broke Communists arm. Street troubles, especially at Chicago Democratic Convention noted; said small compared to conflicts in Paris, France, Mexico City, Mexico, Berlin, Germany. USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia noted. China (People's Republic), cultural revolution noted. Inflation worse elsewhere than in US. Blame on President Johnson noted. John F. Kennedy quoted. 1968 better for United States than many other ntns.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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