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Reflections On Vietnam #259413

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1978
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(Studio) Reporter Bruce Morton's return from Vietnam, where he accompanied United States cong. delegation, noted; reporter's stint in country during Vietnam war mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reporter's reflections on present-day Vietnam given. Conditions in Hanoi described and attitudes of people contrasted to that of war-era Saigon residents. Hanoi officials' preaching to citizens about intentions of staying independent, regardless of what China (PR), USSR or United States do, and to visitors about troubles with south part of country outlined. Differences in lifestyle and attitude in Ho Chi Minh City, as Saigon is now called, from that in north described. Tour of former President Nguyen Van Thieu's old palace given delegation and reporters by Vietnam officials detailed. Mentioned in report is activity of Tae Kwon Do.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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