World: Talking Points in Paris

POINT by point, the Communist negotiators tore apart Richard Nixon's latest peace plan to end the Viet Nam War. Almost with relish, they announced in the baroque grand ballroom of Paris' Majestic Hotel last week their "total and categorical" rejection of the five-point program. Nonetheless, Chief U.S. Negotiator David Bruce patiently replied that the U.S. "will not take your comments today as your final position" and that "all proposals, yours as well as our own," are still open to discussion. Thus Nixon's program and an eight-point plan submitted by the Viet Cong's Mrs....

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