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(Studio) Carter statements with regard to Middle East and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) noted. Man to deal with these and other foreign political issues is Cyrus Vance.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Profile of Vance, who was born in West Virginia, now lives in NYC. Graduated from Yale, served in Navy in World War II. Was in Kennedy and Johnson admins. Some achievements noted: in Dominican Republican uprising quelled by US Marines in 1965, meeting with Archbishop Makarios in Cyprus crisis of 1967, mission to South Korea in 1968 to meet with President Park Chung Hee with regard to war with North Korea, and unsuccessful Paris talks with North Vietnam along with Averell Harriman. Vance was Vietnam war supporter. Vance will spend time till inauguration working with Kissinger and with 2 major issues: peace conf. on Middle East and strategic arms talks with USSR .
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kalb, Marvin
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