NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 1971
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(Studio) United States Paris negotiator David K. E. Bruce says useful dialogue started at session today.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Paris, France) Bruce asks for clarification of Communist peace proposal; asks if release of POWs includes prisoners in Laos and Cambodia; asks for confirmation of willingness to separate military from political settlement; calls for immediate cease-fire. [BRUCE - says Communist negotiators repeated propaganda, assertions posed at start of talks.] [US spokesperson Stephen LEDOGAR - says United States delegation will be delighted if Communist negotiators answer questions; thinks negotiations more meaningful if take place in discreet forum]
REPORTER: Aline Saarinen