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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 03, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon interview on CBS with Dan Rather reported.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [NIXON - says Communists at Paris Peace Talks, reject United States proposal to set deadline for withdrawal of United States troops from South Vietnam upon release of American P.O.W.s.] White House acknowledges that President Nixon was not referring to North Vietnam rejection of any formal proposal, but to informal contacts. [Senator George MCGOVERN - denies Communist rejection of plan.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) North Vietnam delegation to Paris Peace Talks says United States P.O.W.s would have been home by now if President Nixon had accepted peace terms.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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