CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: KISSINGER VIETNAM REPORT (TV)

Summary

This special news program focuses on the day's White House briefing delivered by Henry Kissinger regarding the Paris Peace Talks to end the Vietnam War. The program opens as Kissinger, presidential assistant on National Security Affairs, declares that "peace is at hand." Highlights of this program include Dan Rather's introduction of briefing excerpts on the following topics: Kissinger explains the U.S. position on questions of procedure and provisions for a ceasefire; Kissinger comments on implementation and supervision of a ceasefire; and Kissinger comments on Hanoi radio's positive comment on ceasefire and notes the Oct. 31, 1972, deadline. Marvin Kalb and Eric Sevareid discuss the impact of the announcement on Vietnam and on Nixon's re-election bid. Includes commercials.

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Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: October 26, 1972 Thursday 1:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:59:27
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0540
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Paris Peace Talks (Vietnam War)
  • SERIES RUN: CBS -TV, 1972
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Dan Rather … Reporter
    • Eric Sevareid … Reporter
    • Marvin Kalb … Reporter
    • Henry Kissinger
    • Richard M. Nixon