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Vietnam / Peace Talks #220936

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Thieu meets with National Security Conf. to discuss meeting between President Nixon and South Vietnam special envoy Nguyen Phu Duc. No word on what transpired. Duc meets Nixon 2nd time in D.C. and goes to State Department to talk with Secretary of State Rogers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(State Department) Duc wants United States to modify peace terms with North Vietnam. [ZIEGLER - says United States troop strength freeze under discussion in framework of Paris Peace Talks.] Talks may be bogged down on issue of North Vietnam troop presence in South Vietnam. Saigon insists on total North Vietnam troop withdrawal from South Vietnam. Kissinger aide insists peace close.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) North Vietnam say United States delaying peace.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Dep. Viet Cong negotiator Nguyen Minh Vy says United States should have signed peace agreement reached last month Madame Nguyen Thi Binh, VC negotiator, denounces heavy United States B-52 raids taking place during talks, and says United States going along with South Vietnam efforts to sabotage peace. Chief South Vietnam negotiator Pham Dang Lam says North Vietnam must withdraw 300,000 troops from South Vietnam if it wants peace. [US Ambassador William PORTER - says reporters too pessimistic about progress of negotiations.]
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kalischer, Peter
Duration:
00:03:30

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