NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1972
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(Studio) In Saigon, South Vietnam, Henry Kissinger talks 2 hrs. with South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu. They will meet again before Kissinger leaves for Tokyo, Japan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saigon, South Vietnam) Kissinger meets with Army and Air Force cmdrs., and United States Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker. United States Embassy calls Kissinger visit routine. North Vietnam negotiator Le Duc Tho, who just met with Kissinger in Paris, returns to Hanoi. South Vietnam press believes Kissinger-Thieu meeting is direct confrontation with United States calling for South Vietnam concessions. Thieu has support, and power under martial law.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord
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