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    General Alexander Haig, President Nixon's special peace envoy, has made a series of flying visits to Saigon, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.

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    General Alexander Haig, President Nixon's special peace envoy, has made a series of flying visits to Saigon, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. In Thailand he met Premier Thanon Kittikachorn to explain the latest peace proposals.

    In Saigon President Thieu's daughter, 19 year old Nguyen Thi Tuan Anh married Nugyen Tan Trieu, the second son of Air Vietnam's director.

    SYNOPSIS: General Alexander Haig, President Nixon's special Peace envoy has made a series of flying visits to Saigon, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.

    The General made the four nation tour to tell national leaders about the current state of the peace negotiations. He left the South Vietnamese capital on Thursday for Phnom Penh, Vientiane and Bangkok, returning to Saigon on Saturday. In Thailand he visited Government House and had talks with Premier Thanon Kittikachorn and other prominent government officials. Following the visits General Haig returned to Saigon for what were expected to be final talks with President Thieu.

    And back in Saigon, a break from war for the President as h is only daughter, 19 year old Nguyen Thi Tuan Anh married a 22 year old commerce student, Nguyen Tan Trieu. The pair were married in two glittering ceremonies... one traditional Vietnamese and one Catholic.

    A happy President Thieu quipped "no politics today". He said he was a happy man and not interested din talking about the ceasefire.

    The groom is the second son of Air Vietnam's director, and he's been studying in Paris. The bride has been working for her bachelor's degree in London...now they'll both go to Pittsburgh to continue studying. For the ceremony the president's daughter wore a stunning silver be-sprayed white ao dai...the traditional slim-fitting Vietnamese tunic over white silk pyjamas, and a fifteen foot veil.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3L9PQ0SVN5UWKMKFZ4C12RPLQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3L9PQ0SVN5UWKMKFZ4C12RPLQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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