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Vietnam / Peace Talks / Action #198061

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 23, 1968
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(Studio) 27th Paris Peace Talks session held.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) North Vietnam negotiator, Xuan Thuy and Ambassador Averell Harriman shown arriving. No visible signs of progress. In slip of tongue, Harriman says they'll meet again Thursday, meaning next week May be hint of secret talks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite Narrates

(Studio) Rptd. Washington, DC asked USSR to intercede with North Vietnam. President Johnson reviews situation with advisors. American advisors in North provinces reject idea that lull is enemy deescalation Say enemy regrouping and resupplying self. Marines spot 400 North Vietnam near Thuong Duc; 178 North Vietnam killed. Terrorist bomb explodes in Saigon. 2 killed; 17 hurt.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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