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North Vietnam Peace Proposal #218330

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 03, 1971
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(Studio) President adviser Henry Kissinger meets with United States South Vietnam Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and General Creighton West Abrams; discuss new North Vietnam peace proposals; South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu sees nothing new in North Vietnam proposal; South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky willing to explore North Vietnam offer.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Paris, France) [VC Paris peace negotiator Madame Nguyen Thi BINH - in response to reporter's questions, says United States capable of withdrawing equipment quickly if willing; withdrawal difficulties could be ironed out in procedural talks; thinks President Nixon should announce withdrawal date publicly; Nixon will have to change policy to make private talks worthwhile; says not asking for date for establishing coalition government in South Vietnam, but issue must be decided quickly.]
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Studio) National League of Families co-ordinator Mrs. Joan Vinson responds to North Vietnam proposal.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(DC) [VINSON - says glad to see United States seriously considering North Vietnam proposal; families of POWs view developments with cautious optimism, desperately want men returned.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Kalischer, Peter;
Kuralt, Charles;
Schieffer, Bob

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