DIPLOMACY: Men in Motion: Something Going On

Men in Motion:

THE sensitive diplomatic circuitry that links Washington, Peking, Moscow and Paris was fairly sputtering last week. First the chief American delegate to the suspended Paris peace talks, Ambassador William Porter, returned to his post after several weeks' absence and sounded a relatively optimistic note upon arrival. He carefully avoided suggestions that any new development had taken place concerning the talks, but he stressed that President Richard Nixon is "intensely interested" in reaching a negotiated settlement. The U.S. had previously insisted that it would stay away from the talks...

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