The Press: Kissinger Watch

When Henry Kissinger left Paris last week, ending his third round of talks with Chief North Vietnamese Negotiator Le Due Tho, the Paris press corps heaved a collective sigh of relief. "My desire for an agreement," said CBS Bureau Chief Peter Kalisher just before the negotiations adjourned, "is topped only by my desire for Kissinger to go home so I can get some sleep."

Maybe it was the press's own fault.

Paris newsmen took it as a challenge when both sides declared that the peace talks would be secret, even as to the sites. CBS's Kalisher recalls reading a magazine piece on Thanksgiving...

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