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Vietnam / Defensive-Reaction #20492

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy demands resumption of Paris Peace Talks. North Vietnam official asks France to persuade United States to stop bombing North Vietnam and reply to latest Communist peace plan. Soviet ambassador refuses British bid to reopen Geneva Conf. on S.E. Asia.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pentagon) [Secretary Defense, Melvin LAIRD - blames Russia for North Vietnam aggression, supplying North Vietnam with 80% military equipment. Accuses North Vietnam of violating agreements dating back to 1949, include DMZ.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Reporter(s):
Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:30

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