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ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1968
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(Studio) North Vietnam 2 top negotiators don't expect early cease-fire in Vietnam. Le Duc Tho sees no possibility of breakthrough in near future. North Vietnam Ambassador Xuan Thuy says it matters little who's President of US; they're all same. National Independence Day in North Vietnam; 23rd anniversary of establishment of Hanoi government by Ho Chi Minh. 31 rockets hit Da Nang. 25 South Vietnam killed; 50 wounded. Part of 82nd Airborne Div., south of Hue, hunt for North Vietnam regular and its commander Same North Vietnam regular that overran Hue in TET offensive.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(S. of Hue, South Vietnam) 3rd brigade of 82nd's motto is: take 2 salt tablets and drive on. Search is rough going. Enemy ahd. of 82nd, but left behind supplies, bunkers and huts. 500 rifles captured.

(Studio) B-52s bomb area round Saigon to forestall enemy attack. 300th American plane launched over South Vietnam shot down near Tam Ky. 2 crewmen rescued.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Baker, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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