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MIA's / Vietnam / United States Demands #45584

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 07, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford says list of 12 Vietnam war MIA's released by Vietnam embassy in Paris isn't enough for goodwill gesture.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ford demands accting. of all American MIA's in Asia. [FORD - says normalization of relations with Vietnam won't take place until Vietnam accts. for all MIA's.] Normalization, according to White House, means relations between United States and Vietnam, not necessarily question of United Nations mbrship. for Vietnam. White House sources say no decision yet made on United Nations issue, but it's hoped NV gesture is step towards new Vietnam diplomatic strategy; Ford statement today is to prompt further steps.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

Compton, Ann;
Smith, Howard K.

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