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Nixon Peace Proposal / Paris Peace Talks #219976

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 1972
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(Studio) United States and South Vietnam formally present President Nixon's peace initiative at Paris Peace Talks. Communists respond with criticism but not rejection.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) [US Ambassador William PORTER - indicates dialogue in talks.] [VC delegate Nguyen Van TIEN - reports asking for clarification of several points.] North Vietnam delegate says speech is part of Nixon's re-election campaign; criticizes him for not keeping secret talks secret. [U.S. press spokesman, Stephen LEDOGAR - emphasizes United States readiness to negotiate on 8 point plan.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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