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Nixon-Thieu Meeting #25457

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon meets with South Vietnam President Thieu at California White House
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Clemente, California) Thieu wants promises of future military aid. United States probably will give this but will not give specific commitment for military reintervention. [NIXON - tells Thieu South Vietnam people can now choose own destiny.] [THIEU - says while United States still maintains 300,000 troops in Europe 25 years after World War II over; South Vietnam defends itself.] Thieu visit arranged by Huang Duc Nya.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Huang Duc Nya is top Thieu adviser. Attended Oklahoma State University Is very Americanized. Is something of a cross between Henry Kissinger and Ronald Ziegler. [NYA - says wants to show older generation young are effective administrators.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Jarriel, Tom;
Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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