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Vietnam / Peace Talks #440395

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1968
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(Studio) Peace no closer than May when peace talks started. Evidence of United States and North Vietnam coming together for limited agreement. Laos Premier Souvanna Phouma says Ambassador William Sullivan told him United States to stop North Vietnam bombing. North Vietnam hopeful date to be before November 5. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu and Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker met for 7th time in 10 days. Thieu adamant in refusing Viet Cong role in peace talks. Defense Secretary Clark Clifford says President Johnson ordered no reduced mil. activity. Radio Hanoi says no American conditions accepted in exchange for end to bombing.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet

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