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Vietnam / Peace Talks #221093

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 13, 1972
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(Studio) Kissinger returns United States after latest round Vietnam peace talks in Paris.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Kissinger and Le Duc Tho hold 15th meeting which lasts 6 hrs. [KISSINGER - says United States and North Vietnam will remain in contact and will decide if further mtgs. necessary. Meanwhile Ambs. Sullivan and Porter will carry on.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) In Washington, DC apparent optimism of Paris negotiators not present.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) Ronald Ziegler implies no final agreement on cease-fire yet reached. [ZIEGLER - says can't comment on progress of talks.] Saigon demands cease-fire specify South Vietnam govt's. retention of control over all South Vietnam territory, whether now held by North Vietnam troops or not.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(State Department) Hanoi's official Communist newspaper's editorial blasts South Vietnam insistence that South Vietnam be considered separate, sovereign state.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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