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Paris Peace Talks #222734

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1972
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(Studio) Paris Peace Talks resume, apparently unsuccessfully.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) At 1st session in 5 weeks, United States Ambassador William J. Porter offers to swap reduction of United States bombing of North Vietnam, for North Vietnam withdrawal of invading troops from South Vietnam. North Vietnam Ambassador Xuan Thuy rejects American proposition, denounces Nixon address, but confirms politburo member Le Duc Tho, who held secret talks with Henry Kissinger, is returning to Paris. [PORTER - hopes Le Duc Tho's arrival will break stalemate.]

(Studio) State Department indignant about today's Paris session, accusing North Vietnam of bad faith and outrageous conduct.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite, Marvin Kalb (quoted)

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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