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Vietnam / Peace Efforts #198189

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1968
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(Studio) North Vietnam spokesperson at Paris says Hanoi ready to offer something new after United States halts bombing. Paris Peace Talks last 90 minutes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu approves stopping bombing. Announcement to be made before election. Questions with regard to seating at next stage of peace talks causes delay. Admin. aware that announcement could bring charges of playing pols. with war.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Thieu says end of war near but no breakthrough with full scale negotiations. Allied ships and planes sweep enemy complex in Mekong Delta. Damage cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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