• Short Summary

    The Viet Cong on Thursday (1 July) put forward a new plan for ending the Vietnam war specifying for the first time that U.

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    1.
    GV TNT New conference
    0.03

    2.
    CU Interpreter for South Vietnamese addressing newsmen, who take notes (5 shots)
    0.17

    3.
    SV EXT Mms. Binh exits and talks to newsmen.
    1.10


    TRANSCRIPT: Madame Binh (SEQ. 3): "We made an important statement about this today which repeats yet again our real desire to find a political settlement for the problems of South Vietnam. We hope that this time Mr. Nixon will act on our initiative, that he will grasp this opportunity to end this unjust and unpopular war, which has already lasted much too long in South Vietnam."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Viet Cong on Thursday (1 July) put forward a new plan for ending the Vietnam war specifying for the first time that U.S. prisoners would be released simultaneously with the withdrawal of U.S. troops. The Chief Viet Cong negotiator at the Paris peace talks, Madame Ngyen Thi Binh, made this pledge in a seven-point package offer she presented at Thursday's negotiating session.

    Madame Binh told newsmen afterwards that it was now up to President Nixon to seize this opportunity to end the war in South Vietnam. Speaking in French, Madame Binh said:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEN47J3Y4UVNZ8CJKDGS5317TI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEN47J3Y4UVNZ8CJKDGS5317TI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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