CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam suspends technical talks underway in Paris with regard to Vietnam peace settlement.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Saigon, South Vietnam) President Thieu unhappy because Nixon says he'll sign a peace pact when he alone feels it right. But Thieu pleased that United States now holds North Vietnam, not South Vietnam, responsible for breakdown in talks. [Ex-foreign minister South Vietnam Dr. TRAN VAN DO - says North Vietnam raises new issues to stall peace settlement in Kissinger-North Vietnam talks.] [Opposition Senator South Vietnam TRAN QUANG THUAN - says not surprised at halting of talks because understands attitudes of United States and Communists] South Vietnam people not surprised at suspension of talks.
REPORTER: Foster Davis
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