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Vietnam / Nixon and Peace #220917

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1972
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(Studio) Peace agreement calls for withdrawal of all United States military forces from South Vietnam. US plans, however, to keep civilian advisers in South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(State Department) President Nixon, in television speech, describes remaining points to be negotiated with North Vietnam as major ones which can make difference between temporary and lasting peace. North Vietnam charges betrayal. Chinese Premier Chou En-lai disappointed. President Nixon had apparently ok'd October 31 peace deadline, then changed his mind due to: South Vietnam President Thieu's objections; resupply of South Vietnam; no pressure for preelection peace.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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