ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1971
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(Studio) White House encouraged by possible cease-fire in West White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says cease-fire is United States objective. Admin. not happy with letter from Indian Prime Min. Gandhi.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Key Biscayne, Florida) Gandhi letter criticizes Nixon administration for not requiring West Pakistan to free Bangladesh leader Sheik Mujibur Rahman which would have prevented war. [White House Press Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - rejects letter, restates India's guilt in starting war.]
REPORTER: Bill Gill
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