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Vietnam / Peace Talks #22833

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1973
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(Studio) Indications are that formal peace agreement soon forthcoming. South Vietnam paper reflecting views President Thieu says peace settlement could go into effect by early February
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Key Biscayne, Florida) President Nixon moving towards peace in Vietnam. [Press Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - announces Nixon order to stop all bombing in North Vietnam due to progress made in Kissinger-Le Duc Tho talks.]

(Miami, Florida) Unofficial Washington, DC sources say cease-fire agreement already reached though not yet announced. Perhaps will be announced at inauguration by Nixon.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Rome, Italy, paper reports United States and North Vietnam reached agreement on 6 critical points last week in Paris, These include (1) retention of DMZ; (2) release VC and North Vietnam POW's by South Vietnam, and United States prisoners of war release by North Vietnam; (3) 3-part council for ntl. reconciliation to arrange new elections. Cautious optimism on Capitol Hill sparked by Vietnam reports
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Kissinger informs Congress leaders of bombing halt before announcement made public. Senator Mike Mansfield said told only that important Vietnam announcement soon forthcoming. [MANSFIELD - says seems clear that progress being made in Vietnam talks. Does not feel intensive bombing Hanoi contributed to success of talks.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - says if everybody will shut up and back President progress will be made.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Gill, Bill;
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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