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Vietnam / Peace Talks #461659

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1972
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(Studio) Nixon and Kissinger meet Nguyen Phu Duc, South Vietnam President Thieu's special envoy. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says meeting frank and detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Duc reported to have brought a Thieu request for summit meeting with Nixon. Kissinger and General Alexander Haig attend meeting Nixon reassures Duc no differences in Nixon's and Kissinger's views on peace settlement. United States wants most North Vietnam troops to remain in South Vietnam, with mutual troop reductions to be worked out between Saigon and Hanoi later. Reports say Nixon will leave 29,000 United States troops in South Vietnam until truce reached.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Speculation exists that delays in Paris Peace Talks due to South Vietnam recalcitrance. United States determined not to allow South Vietnam to destroy talks.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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