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United States Foreign Policy #518683

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's reaffirmation of United States foreign policy reported; possible implications of recent dogfight over Mediterranean considered.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(DC) Fall of Saigon in 1975 recalled; films shown. United States foreign policy since then and possible change in policy following Libyan incident in Mediterranean examined. [Former undersecretary state Joseph SISCO - thinks US is losing inhibitions left by Vietnam war experience.] [Brookings Institution Helmut SONNENFELDT - agrees with Sisco's assessment.] [HAIG - considers freedom of the seas the basic issue.] [SISCO - continues analysis.] Apparent implications of Libyan incident in US-USSR relations considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Pauley, Jane

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