Television: Mission to Hanoi

It was a CBS News Special Report, and through a satellite linkup, Walter Cronkite was speaking from his desk in Manhattan to Chief European Correspondent Charles Collingwood in Tokyo. "Well, Charles," said Walter, at the end of the half-hour, "get yourself some rest and hurry on home with the rest of the film you're carrying." "Thank you, Walter," replied Collingwood. "I've got a lot more to tell you."

Last week Collingwood and his film arrived in New York City. What he had to tell about was eight days in North Viet Nam—the first visit by...

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