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Vietnam/US Policy #19246

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 10, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Thieu resents United States Vietnam policy made without his consultation, esp. statement made by Secretary of State William Rogers.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [ROGERS - said United States willing to negotiate on Nixon peace plan include flexible stance on Thieu government]

(Studio) Thieu rejects flexibility, and Rogers by name. Calls for summit with President Nixon on Vietnam policy.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(State Department) State Department officials pleased at current fuss between Nixon Admin. and Thieu government, which affords ideal negotiating conditions with North Vietnam.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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