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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1971
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(Studio) Indian Prime Min. Indira Gandhi sends President Nixon letter criticizing US for allowing war by not securing Pakistani release of Bangladesh leader President Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler reaffirms India's role in starting war.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Calcutta, India) Anti-American sentiment high in India. Demonstrations against United States and for USSR frequent. Indians angry at United States casting of war blame on India. Appearance of United States carrier Enterprise in Bay of Bengal inflamed Indian public opinion further.
REPORTER: George Montgomery

(Studio) Mrs. Gandhi's letter says govts. didn't search for genuine basis for reconciliation of crisis. Crisis reviewed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Montgomery, George

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