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Vietnam / Unity / Lull / Wheeler / Davis #446530

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1969
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(Studio) Saigon government proposed North Vietnam and South Vietnam be reunited on basis of intlly. supervised election. Lull conts.; no Americans killed Thursday Chairperson Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Earle Wheeler in Vietnam to study lull.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Tan Son Nhut Airport, South Vietnam) General Creighton Abrams and Commander United States Forces in Pacific, Admiral John McCain met Wheeler. Believed Wheeler studying lull and withdrawal. During lull, American troops pushing deeper into bush. [Lieutenant General Julian EWELL - says lull exists now. If we're lucky, we'll clobber them again. If we eased off, they'd be all over us; would cost many more casualties.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) American Anti-war activists arrive in Vientiane, Laos before going to Hanoi to get 3 POWs North Vietnam promised to release. Leader Rennie Davis says will take 2 weeks to get men out.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Hager, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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