NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 1968
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(Studio) Nguyen Cao Ky meets with Averell Harriman and Cyrus Vance with regard to South Vietnam position on talks. Ky complains of United States pressure. Pressure comes from Clark Clifford, and others. Senator George McGovern calls Ky "tin-horn dictator". [On Washington, DC film, MCGOVERN - says South Vietnam deliberately stall peace negotiations while Ky plays in plush Paris surroundings. Americans die to preserve corrupt Ky regime in Saigon.] United States may find it hard to justify continue United States deaths in Vietnam while arguments go on about conference table shape. Hubert Humphrey quoted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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