ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird says lull encouraging, but Hanoi could best signal for peace at Talks.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [Secretary LAIRD - says war not over. Effort made to Vietnamize war and turn over combat to ARVN.] Says random selection draft system to go into effect January 1, ctring. on 19-yr. olds.
REPORTER: Bill Downs
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