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Nixon Peace Proposal / South Vietnam #219954

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1972
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(Studio) United States Ambassador to Paris Peace Talks, William Porter, leaves Washington, DC for Paris to make formal proposal of Nixon peace plan. South Vietnam President Thieu endorses plan, which include international supervised election in South Vietnam, with Thieu stepping down from President 1 month prior.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) United States Army Chief of Staff, General William Westmoreland, visits Saigon during peace plan announcement. Questions surrounding why South Vietnam President Thieu agreed to election answered in part by fact he must cooperate with United States for economic aid.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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