ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 07, 1972
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(Studio) Secret talks between Kissinger and North Vietnam negotiator continue on Vietnam peace settlement, as do semipublic talks held on Thursdays.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Paris, France) Semipublic talks give no indication of progress of Kissinger-Le Duc Tho talks. South Vietnam continues to insist on North Vietnam troop withdrawal from South Vietnam. [US del. spokesperson Hayward ISHAM - says regrets North Vietnam charges of United States had faith.] Viet Cong negotiator Madame Binh says today not end of Vietnam conflict.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi
(Gif-sur-Yvette, France) Kissinger lunches with French For. Min. Schumann, and meets with North Vietnam in afternoon. 4 hour meeting
REPORTER: John Rolfson
(DC) South Vietnam officials clearly don't like peace terms. President Thieu may submit question of signing agreement to South Vietnam people. They probably would reject signing and Thieu could refuse to sign in name of people. Or Thieu could step down from office. United States wouldn't like that.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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