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Vietnam / Peace Progress #18392

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam agrees to meet with Henry Kissinger again to discuss details before peace agreement signed. North Vietnam's Le Duc Tho leaves Hanoi for Paris via China and Russia. Saigon negotiator also en route to Paris for that mtg.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Henry Kissinger's aide, General Alexander Haig, gets South Vietnam President Thieu's approval for cease-fire agreement with North Vietnam. South Vietnam softens demands; agrees to permit some North Vietnam troops in South Vietnam during cease-fire. Insists on restoration of DMZ (demilitarized zone) and assurance that tripartite council will have no policymaking power.

Gill, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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