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US-Vietnam Relations / Vietnam Delegation Visit / MIA's #258725

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 1978
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(Studio) Normalization conflict between United States and Vietnam over issue of accounting for Americans still listed as MIA's stated. Report on visiting Vietnam delegation to discuss issue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Details given about makeup of delegation. [Foreign minister office chief Vu Hoang - (thru translator) says purpose of visit is to step up information search about MIA's from Vietnam war.] [Deputy assistant Secretary of State Frank SIEVERTS - comments on efforts to account for MIA's.] Upcoming meeting between Vietnam group and United States officials at Central Identification Lab in Honolulu outlined. Film shown. Past Vietnam efforts to find and return MIA bodies reported; United States position on future efforts stated. Rptd. earlier statements of high Vietnam official that Vietnam wants full relations with United States even without war reparations mentioned; State Department denial of such communique to United States from Vietnam reported.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger

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