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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) France and USSR sign declaration of principles.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Paris, France) Protesters set fire to Soviet flags along Champs Elysees. Soviet Communist party leader Leonid I. Brezhnev and defense Premier Jacques Chaban-Delmas rode in parade. Brezhnev lays wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier. Crowds sparse. Pageantry splendid at City Hall. Brezhnev and President Georges Pompidou agreed on statement with regard to cooperation. France feels friendship treaty would disrupt their NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) relations
REPORTER: Aline Saarinen

Chancellor, John;
Saarinen, Aline

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