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    Vietnam peace talks in Paris

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    Paris, France


    GV. Place de la Concorde. GV. over Paris from the Eiffel Tower. GV. Notre Dame. GV. Arc de Triomphe. LV. Arc de Triomphe with traffic. LV. Cars in street. GV. Crowd at Orly Airport. GV. Russian plane carrying the North Vietnamese delegation taxis in. SV. North Vietnamese supporters. LV.GV. Delegation leaving plane. LV.SV. as they come through airport building surrounded by press. SV. Press and officials pushing each other. SV. as the delegation get into cars. CU. Mr Xuan Thuy in car. LV. Press crowding round car. CU. as car moves away. SV. Vietnamese watching. GV.SV. Mr Averell Harriman (leader of US delegation at Vietnam) and Mr Cyrus Vance (Deputy chief of the American delegation to Vietnam) walk from their plane across tarmac. CU. Sign "Salon d'Honneur". CU. Mr. Harriman making statement:

    "Ambassador Vance and I arrive in Paris tonight on another mission at the direction of President Johnson, which relates to peace and the future prosperity of the peoples in another part of the world. In this we are allied with the government of the Republic of Vietnam and the countries supporting it. As for what lies ahead, I will only remind you of President Johnson's statement last week, when he expressed the hope that the conversations in Paris would prove "a mutual and a serious movement by all parties to- wards peace in Southeast Asia".

    Angle shot the Hotel Lutetia. LV. Mr. Xuan Thuy coming out of the hotel and getting into his car. CU. Film cameraman. LV. Mr. Thuy's arrival at Quai D'Orsay. SV. as he gets out of car. CU. Press photographer. LV.CU. Mr. Thuy with M.Couve de Murville. LV. Mr. Harriman's car arrives at Quay D'Orsay. He and Mr. Vance step out. CU. Pan as Mr. Harriman walks up steps. SV. Pressmen gathered round door. SV.CU. Mr. Harriman and M.Couve de Murville. CU. Press photographers. CU. Mr. Harriman gets into his car. SV. Cars drive away. GV. Street scene in Paris. CU. The American Embassy. SV.CU. Mr. Harriman with South Vietnam's Mr Bui Diem (South Vietnam's Washington Ambassador). GV. Street scene in Paris. SV. News stand. CU. Herald Tribune headline on Peace Talks. GV.CU. The Centre de Conferences Internationales. GV. Hall interior. LV. Tapestry on wall in Conference Room. CU. Pan microphones on desks. CU. Pan earphones on backs of chairs. LV. Pan pressmen standing in the Conference Room. SV. Mr. Vance's car arriving outside the Hall. SV. Pressmen. SV. Pan another American car arrives. LV.Crowd. GV. as the North Vietnamese delegation arrive and get out of cars, waving to the press. CU. Conference Centre sign. SV. as Conference Room door closes. GV. Pan Paris.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:03:00 / 01:13:28:00
    UN 4358 D

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