THE WAR: Paris Round 3: Ready to Wrap Up the Peace

THE peace talks had reached a dead-end impasse. The original agreements, in effect, were being torn up, and negotiations had to begin anew. South Viet Nam's President Nguyen Van Thieu was about to blow up any agreement he did not like anyway. So went the ominous reports last week as another lull in the battle for peace inspired nervous speculation. In fact, the situation was not at all that sour. There were sound reasons for cautious optimism as the secret talks were to resume this week and Henry Kissinger resumed his commuting...

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