NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1972
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(Studio) Nixon peace speech greeted with official welcome in Cambodia, with some reservation in Laos, and with restrained acceptance in Thailand.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Bien Hoa, South Vietnam) United States GIs in Vietnam heard speech live on United States Forces Radio. [Captain Charles COX - expected immediate solution.] [PFC James TINSLEY - calls speech political move.] [sergeant David LIFSEY - dubious.] [sergeant David VICE - thinks United States forces should stay in South Vietnam until P.O.W. accounted for.]
REPORTER: George Lewis
(DC) National League of P.O.W. families promises to keep prisoner issue alive through the presidential campaign. [NLF, Mrs. Evelyn GRUBB - calls on North Vietnam to respond to plan.] [NLF, Mrs. Sybil STOCKDALE - says plan is step toward negotiation.]
REPORTER: Gordon Graham
(San Jose, Cal.) Mother and sister of Lieutenant Everett Alvarez, Junior, P.O.W. watch Nixon speech on TV. [Sister Delia ALVAREZ - says speech was vague.] [Mother, Mrs. ALVAREZ - somewhat heartened by speech.]
REPORTER: Bob Flick
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) 4 of 7 defendants in Berrigan trial watch Nixon speech on TV. [Sister Elizabeth MCALISTER - doubts truth of speech.]
REPORTER: Wilson Hall
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