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Vietnam / Peace Efforts #271

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1968
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(Studio) Radio Hanoi denies North Vietnam will agree to any United States conditions in return for bombing halt. Says United States must unconditionally halt bombing before peace talks. Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin urges visiting Japanese Cabinet members to persuade United States to halt bombing. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu meet twice. New Zealand Premier Keith Holyoake says Allies made generous offer to North Vietnam. North Vietnam again cancels regular Monday briefing in Paris. American spokesperson says North Vietnam deploys 4 divs. for offensive against Saigon, expected after President election.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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