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State of World Message #26049

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon "State of World" message goes to Congress. Indochina fighting overshadows other aspects of United States foreign relations
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) North Vietnam options summarized in 2 paragraphs of 200 page report Revived confrontation, with United States bombing, promised if military route pursued. Path-of-peace route brings pledge of United States to abide by political results regardless. At White House Henry Kissinger speaks on Vietnam. [KISSINGER - speaks of negotiations.] President Nixon signs report Gives pen to Kissinger, who passes it on. Then pen mix-up occurs. Nixon leaves for Key Biscayne, Florida. [Picture still-framed by network.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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