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Vietnam / Peace Talks #461810

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 11, 1972
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(Studio) Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho meet 4 hrs. discussing Vietnam settlement. Tomorrow 3 mtgs. to be held. 1st between Ambassador William Porter and Xuan Thuy, public peace talks leaders; 2nd meeting of technical specialists who translate documents, draw up cease-fire maps perhaps; 3rd meeting between Kissinger and Tho. Activity indicates settlement may be at hand. Chinese Premier Chou En-lai says settlement possible within 2-3 days.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Neuilly, France) Ambassador William Porter attends secret talks 1st time with Kissinger and William Sullivan, Far East expert. Le Duc Tho and Xuan Thuy attend mtg. 4 hrs.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns

(White House) Feeling in Washington, DC is talks are in final stage. Some say agreement may be announced tomorrow night after South Vietnam President Thieu makes speech to countrymen.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Dobyns, Lloyd;
Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard

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