NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 1972
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(Studio) Henry Kissinger's deputy, General Alexander Haig, flies to South Vietnam to brief President Thieu on mtgs. between Kissinger and North Vietnam negotiators in Paris, France. Thieu says he will not accept a cease-fire while North Vietnam hold South Vietnam territory, nor coalition government include VC.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saigon, South Vietnam) Viet Cong tripartite peace plan calls for government with representatives of: present pro-American regime; pro-North Vietnam national Liberation Front; and neutral 3rd force of Vietnam exiles in Paris. South Vietnam For. Min. Tran Van Lam denounces plan. French maintain economy interest in South Vietnam include tobacco, beer monopolies. France remains dominant foreign cultural force in South Vietnam. France does not believe Thieu regime will last forever. There are 1/2 million Vietnam exiles in Paris.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst