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Ho Death / Reaction #205810

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 04, 1969
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(Studio) North Vietnam begins week of mourning for Ho Chi Minh, Peking urges Hanoi to intensify war efforts. People's Republic of China Premier Chou En-lai flies in for funeral. USSR assures Hanoi of military and economy support. Soviet representatives, led by Premier Aleksei Kosygin to arrive soon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [US Ambassador Ellsworth BUNKER - says don't want to speculate on what Ho's death will mean for peace.] White House orders no comment on matter. Some convinced Party Chief, Le Duane to be top man. He's ideological carbon copy of Ho. Defense Min. Giap thought to be number 7 in government
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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