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The Week Ahead #461934

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 17, 1972
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(DC) Joint Econ. Committee resumes look into cost overruns by Lockheed and other defense contractors. House Armed Services Committee discusses Navy problems. Watergate case lawyers meet for pretrial conference at White House, Nixons host holiday parties.
REPORTER: Gordon Graham

(Berlin, West Germany) 2 Germanies sign treaty to normalize relations for 1st time since country split. In Moscow, USSR , leaders Soviet bloc gather to discuss possibilities for future troop cuts. Regular weekly round Paris Peace Talks to be held despite suspension of Kissinger-Le Duc Tho secret talks.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Tokyo, Japan) Japan opens embassy in Communist China. In Tokyo newly elected Diet holds 1st session and learns Premier Tanaka's plans for new cabinet. South Korea's newly elected National Conf. for Unification meets to endorse President Park for 6 year term. In Hanoi, Le Duc Tho briefs government re: Vietnam talks with Kissinger.

(Studio) Nixon and Washington, DC "Post" may clash again. Paper's social reporter told she can't cover White House social events. "Post" carried tough reports on Watergate break-in.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Graham, Gordon;
Hager, Robert;
Rich, John;
Utley, Garrick

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