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CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 20, 1972
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(Studio) Henry Kissinger meets with South Vietnam president Thieu. Thieu opposes coalition government with Communist participation. Says President Nixon has refused proposal for cease-fire before United States elections. Canadian reporter Michael Maclear says no big peace announcement will be made before election. French reporter says North Vietnam and United States have agreed on cease-fire; which will be announced in 10 days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(State Department) North Vietnam may make secret Kissinger Paris Talks public. In Prague, Belgrade, Bucharest, Berlin, and Warsaw, North Vietnam diplomats give leaders briefings on talks. North Vietnam try to show South Vietnam President Thieu as obstacle to Vietnam peace.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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