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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson meets with diplomatic and political advisors, National Security Council, and Cabinet. To make television appearance later.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Appears President will announce bombing of North Vietnam to be stopped. President met General Creighton Abrams Tuesday Tension high. President message to be aired after 8 p.m. EST. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu says still waiting for North to show good will.
REPORTER: Elie Abel

(Studio) Speech to be aired later. 8 rockets fired on Saigon; 3 killed. 4 rockets hit Tan Son Nhut air base Friday Fighting low. Casualties reported South Vietnam and Viet Cong hold competing cocktail ptys. Weds. after Paris Peace Talks.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Paris, France) Director of NLF's information bureau is Pham Van Ba. His cocktail party held in George V Hotel. Chinese diplomats there as well as Xuan Thuy. South Vietnam party held at Hotel Maurice. Ambassador Averell Harriman there. 2 ptys. illustrate rivalry.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

(Studio) Viet Cong will sit with North Vietnam and South Vietnam with American Won't talk to each other but will claim full status.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Reporter(s):
Abel, Elie;
Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:05:20

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