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Muskie / North Vietnam Bombing #440525

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1968
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(Studio) Last January, Senator Edmund Muskie writes President Johnson to stop North Vietnam bombing.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) [MUSKIE - admits writing letter to President Wrote letter in hopes of substantive talks.] Says didn't have enough information to recommend halt today. At USC, 3 students burn draft cards. [MUSKIE - says would be bad to have President elections undecided on November 6. People need to feel they've elected President; they have 3 choices. Why is your answer to argument always noise? People can decide on November 5, but if election goes to House, pols. will take over.] Heckling most persistent he's received
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Brinkley, David;
Quinn, Charles

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