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Vietnam / Peace Progress / Security #251

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon says advised of flurry of mtgs. to bring things to head with regard to Vietnam peace before November 5. Laos Premier Souvanna Phouma says Ambassador William Sullivan says United States will stop bombing of North Vietnam. White House Press Secretary George Christian refuses comments. Reporter Bill Gill says President Johnson worried about rpting. of peace rumors by govts. not involved in war or peace talks. Feels speculation could hurt talks. North Vietnam negotiator, Xuan Thuy, says United States peace offer just rumor. Says there will be no breakthrough unless unconditional bombing halt. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu meets with Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker for 7th time in 9 days. Thieu refuses NLF role in peace talks. Defense Secretary, Clark Clifford, warns of lack of significance with regard to lull. Says no reduced United States activity against enemy. Clifford denies Nixon charges of United States faces security gap with USSR . Says United States has substantial military lead over USSR .
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:20

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