• Short Summary

    W. AVERELL HARRIMAN, THE ROVING U.S. "PEACE AMBASSADOR" MET PRIME MINISTER SATO AND FOREIGN MINISTER?

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    W. AVERELL HARRIMAN, THE ROVING U.S. "PEACE AMBASSADOR" MET PRIME MINISTER SATO AND FOREIGN MINISTER SHIINA ACCOMPANIED BY U.S. AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN DR. REISCHAUER ON PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE WAR IN VIETNAM.

    THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ENVOY BEGINS TALK WITH A BRIEFING FOR THE JAPANESE LEADERS ON THE RESULTS OF THE POLITICAL SOUNDINGS HE HAS MADE IN POLAND, YUGOSLAVIA, INDIA, PAKISTAN, IRAQ AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. THE 74 YEARS OLD VETERAN DIPLOMAT BEGAN A ROUND OF HIS VISITS IN MAJOR FOREIGN COUNTRIES LATE LAST YEAR AT THE SPECIAL REQUEST OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON. HARRIMAN SAID HE HAD TO COME TO TOKYO TO "KEEP THE JAPANESE INFORMED" ON US EFFORTS TO BEING THE VIETNAMESE CONFLICT TO A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT AND DESCRIBED THE JAPANESE IS NOW "LEADING US ALLIES" AND HIS SUDDEN VISIT TO TOKYO WAS AT THE SPECIAL INSISTENCE OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON. PREMIER SATO WILL BE GLAD TO TRY TO DO HIS UTMOST TO MEDIATE THE TROUBLE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND NORTH VIETNAM AS WORLD PUBLIC OPINION IS BUILDING TOWARD PEACE IN VIETNAM. JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER SHIINA IS SCHEDULED TO VISIT MOSCOW ON JANUARY 15TH AND WILL SEE COSYGIN AND SHALL DISCUSS WITH HIM ABOUT US SINCERE WISHES TO STOP THE WAR IN VIETNAM. WELL INFORMED SOURCES EXPLAINED US THAT SATO WILL TELL HARRIMAN HIS PLAN TO USE THE KREMLIN LEADERS AS AN INTERMEDIARY IN SOUNDING OUT "TRUE REACTION" IN HANOI TOWARD THE US PEACE OFFENSIVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7K3G8JQA13DNQGLFUB4TF8VP8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7K3G8JQA13DNQGLFUB4TF8VP8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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