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Vietnam / Kissinger #17985

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 17, 1972
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(Studio) President foreign policy adviser Henry Kissinger holds 20th private meeting with North Vietnam in Paris, France; flies on to Saigon, South Vietnam, for talks with President Nguyen Van Thieu. North Vietnam condition for peace in Vietnam is that Viet Cong have voice in South Vietnam government
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Thieu has been holding emergency mtgs. with top South Vietnam officials. Despite private talks, Thieu's public stance has not changed. [Senator Nguyen Van NGAI - does not believe a coalition government would work in South Vietnam, but would pave way for Communist takeover.] [Prof. Chan Tam LUAN - says Vietnam have to live together; compromise is necessary.]
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

Giggans, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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