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Indochina Peace Plan / Reactions #448609

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1970
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(Studio) Communists denounce Nixon's Indochina peace plan; North Vietnam says plan vote gimmick; Viet Cong say plan to legalize American aggression; both United States ptys. endorse plan.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) Communists criticize plan, don't reject it. [North Vietnam delegate Tran Thien CAN - says Nixon wants war contd.] [US negotiator David BRUCE - says awaits more thoughtful Communist response.] Saigon, South Vietnam, government maj. US-Communist disagreement.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) Nixon speech ends war issue as campaign target. [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - says Americans must unite to end war.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says people should support plan.] [Senator George McGOVERN - says no longer unpatriotic to want war ended; plan victory for Democrats and Republicans]

Brinkley, David;
Duke, Paul;
Utley, Garrick

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