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Vietnam / Peace Talks #18838

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 13, 1972
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(Studio) Indications are that South Vietnam President Thieu still resisting US-North Vietnam peace settlement terms.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Paris, France) Kissinger concludes round of peace talks and returns to US. [KISSINGER - says he and Le Duc Tho will remain in contact. Will decide when and if other mtgs. necessary. Meanwhile Ambassador Sullivan and other Kissinger staff members remain in Paris to meet with other experts under leadership Ambassador Porter.] Work of technical experts involves things like translating documents. No reports on progress of talks.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(DC) Reports are South Vietnam and United States demanding cease-fire, specify Saigon government retains sovereign control over territory in South now held by North Vietnam. North Vietnam troop withdrawal issue undecided, as is timing of Cambodian cease-fire.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Rolfson, John

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