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Nixon Peace Proposal / Paris Peace Talks #460576

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1972
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(Studio) North Vietnam and Viet Cong denounce President Nixon's peace plan. Kissinger and Communist secret mtgs. reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Kissinger met with reporters to document United States attempts to reach peace settlement with North Vietnam. North Vietnam insistence of total United States withdrawal of troops and aid; overthrow of Thieu regime, unacceptable to Nixon.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Saigon, South Vietnam) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu agrees to Nixon peace plan.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord

(Paris, France) In Paris, North Vietnam delegation to Peace Talks, does not reject proposals outright, but denounce Nixon, condemn plan as electoral propaganda. United States Ambassador to talks, William Porter, visits South Vietnam delegation to coordinate strategy for talks. [PORTER - hopes proposal will be discussed.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) Many diplomates feel communists won't accept in public what they refused in private.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Lord, Arthur;
Scherer, Ray

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