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Vietnam / Peace Progress / Action #330

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1968
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu says end of war near. North Vietnam spokesperson Nguyen Thanh Le says if President Johnson will end bombing, will report that Hanoi has something new to offer. Johnson and General Creighton Abrams' talks began more talk of breakthrough. Rptd. Abrams said halt wouldn't endanger troops. Paris Peace Talks last 90 minutes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Both sides discuss shape of new conference table. Signs talks to progress from propaganda to serious talks. Viet Cong and South Vietnam to be incld. To be known as Communists& Allies sides.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) Allied ships and planes destroy large force Viet Cong supply boats and shoreline positions in Mekong Delta. 100 missions flown against North Vietnam panhandle. 16 trucks and 3 bridges destroyed. Battleship New Jersey shells enemy positions; rptdly. lowers mount top.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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