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Vietnam / Peace Progress / Kosygin / Holyoake-Thieu #198124

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1968
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(Studio) Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin says US-North Vietnam talks in delicate stage. He meets with Japanese representatives in Moscow. Says opportune time to call halt to bombing of North Radio Hanoi denies its ready to accept conditions in return for bombing halt. New Zealand Premier Keith Holyoake calls conditions most generous. Holyoake and South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu communique rejects allowing Viet Cong to take point in peace talks. Reject coalition government with Communists Allies kill 200 Communists North and West of Saigon. Pacification director, Robert Komer, apptd. Ambassador to Turkey. To be succeeded by William Colby.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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