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Vietnam / Peace Talks / Halt / Hanoi / Action #440694

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson says United States doing all to get South Vietnam to end boycott. Rptd. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu will end opposition if sure he'll never accept coalition with VC. Chief South Vietnam observer, Pham Dang Lam confers with aide of France President Charles DeGaulle. North Vietnam representative, Le Duc Tho left Hanoi for Paris with new instructions. Report on North Vietnam reaction to bombing halt.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Hanoi, North Vietnam) Halt considered victory. Ho Chi Minh informs people by radio. Posters go up in city.

(Studio) American planes and artillery fire into DMZ; 34 enemy killed. Allies count 12 violations of agreement not to use zone. North Vietnam spokesperson, Nguyen Thanh Le says American charges of violations are smokescreen to conceal American escalation.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Rich, John

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