• Short Summary

    The 93rd United States Congress convened in Washington on (Wednesday) as a Presidential spokesman warned that Congressional anti-Vietnam as stands could jeopardies the peace talks in Faris.

  • Description

    The 93rd United States Congress convened in Washington on (Wednesday) as a Presidential spokesman warned that Congressional anti-Vietnam as stands could jeopardies the peace talks in Faris.

    Mr Ronald Ziegler said negotiations between Dr. Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam's Le Duc Tho Would be in a sensitive stage when they resume next Monday (8 Jan). He said votes and statements by Congressmen could jeopardies the talks.

    The spokesman's comment came shortly after Senate Democrats had endorsed a call by their leader, Mike Mansfield, for Congress to end American involvement in Indo-China.

    Senate Republicans approved a statement supporting President Nixon's negotiation efforts. However observers see the vote -- 16 to 10 -- reflecting opposition among some Republican Liberals and Moderates to the recent massive bombing of North Vietnam.

    SYNOPSIS: The Ninety-third United States Congress convened in Washington on wednesday with a developing battle ever President Nixon's Vietnam policy. The Senate Democrats endorsed a call by their leader, Senator Mansfield for Congress to end United States involvement in Vietnam.

    Senator Henry Jackson, normally a supporter of President Nixon's Vietnam policies, criticised communications.

    Republicans supported Mr Nixon while Presidential spokesman Ronald Ziegler warned congressmen against their anti-war stands.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABAKS2Y24AMNRK8CZRA4VE29EA
    Media URN:
    VLVABAKS2Y24AMNRK8CZRA4VE29EA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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