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Vietnam / Kissinger #18006

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam officials in Paris announce Vietnam war has not been settled, as of today. They continue talks with Henry Kissinger. Kissinger and new Army Chief of Staff, General Creighton Abrams now in South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Abrams said to be in South Vietnam to evaluate Vietnamization program (which he once administered). He is, however, closer to South Vietnam President Thieu than any other American Kissinger brings deputy assistant Secretary of State William Sullivan, Asian expert, with him to South Vietnam. United States ambassador to South Vietnam Ellsworth Bunker, South Vietnam ambassador to US, Tran Kim Phuong, United States commander in South Vietnam, General Fredrick Weyand, greet Kissinger entourage.
REPORTER: Frank Mariano

(State Department) United States and North Vietnam allow impression of impending Vietnam peace to linger. North Vietnam statement (that to date no settlement has been reached) does little to undermine that impression. North Vietnam negotiators said talking more reasonably of late, though they still insist on ouster of South Vietnam President Thieu. Kissinger meeting with Thieu thus considered significant.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Mariano, Frank;
Reasoner, Harry

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