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Humphrey Speech / Vietnam / Nixon / Wallace #2

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey makes offer to stop North Vietnam bombing. Hanoi representative, Le Duc Tho says Vice President's speech contained nothing new and it's same demand for reciprocity. Speech his most serious effort to establish his own Vietnam position.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No Location Given) [HUMPHREY - says as President, would stop bombing of North because it could lead to success in negotiations and shorten the war. Evidence of Communist willingness to restore DMZ (demilitarized zone) necessary. If bad faith shown, would resume bombing.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Detroit, Michigan) [Richard NIXON - notes that this is Vice President's 5th position on bombing halt. We want halt provided enemy deescalates. Ought to clarify his statement and say he's not undercutting Paris talks.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) [George WALLACE-says he'd do nothing to endanger American lives and doesn't think Humphrey would. Says war should be settled military if not concluded by President inauguration.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:30

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