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Vietnam / Peace Talks #201861

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1969
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(Studio) Americans at Paris Peace Talks give Communists list of 1406 MIAs in S.E. Asia. Ask that POWs be identified. Not known whether North Vietnam will respond.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) 48th session held. No true negotiations. Talks have been downgraded. Enemy wants peace coalition before serious talks and United States to unconditionally withdraw. United States wants mutual withdrawal and elections intlly. supervised. President Nixon trying Vietnamization to bypass talks. Real talks to begin when 1 of sides feels time against them.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter

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