• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NIXON CONFERRED AT THE WESTERN WHITE HOUSE IN SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA, TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH THE NEW CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR THE PARIS PEACE TALKS WITH HANOI, AMBASSADOR WILLIAM PORTER.

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    HERB KAPLOW, NBC NEWS, AT SAN CLEMENTE, VOICES OVER SILENT SHOTS OF NIXON AND PORTER AND PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER HENRY KISSINGER.




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    REPORTER: HER B KAPLOW

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT NIXON CONFERRED AT THE WESTERN WHITE HOUSE IN SAN CLEMENTE, CALIFORNIA, TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH THE NEW CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR THE PARIS PEACE TALKS WITH HANOI, AMBASSADOR WILLIAM PORTER.

    THE ATMOSPHERE WAS ONE OF PESSIMISM ABOUT CHANCES OF ANY REAK IN THE PARIS DEADLOCK.

    PORTER FLEW TO SAN CLEMENTE FROM WASHINGTON, WHERE HE ARRIVED FOR CONSULTATION LAST WEEK AFTER WINDING UP HIS DIPLOMATIC TASK AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH KOREA.

    FORTER IS DUE IN PARIS TO TAKE UP HIS NEW ASSIGNMENT AUGUST 30TH. HE WILL ATTEND HIS FIRST NEGOTIATING SESSION WITH THE COMMUNISTS ON SEPTEMBER 2ND.

    WHITE HOUSE SECRETARY RONALD ZIEGLER TOLD REPORTERS THAT MR. NIXON CONTINUES TO SEEK +MEANINGFUL NEGOTIATIONS, + BUT THAT THE OTHER SIDE HAS NOT BEEN RESPONSIVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1TR8TTU8EYJR1EMUBNQ39L9CU
    Media URN:
    VLVA1TR8TTU8EYJR1EMUBNQ39L9CU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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