INDOCHINA: Pursuing Peace by Communiqu

Presidential Adviser Henry Kissinger and North Viet Nam's Le Due Tho have spent more than 45 hours parleying in Paris during the past month, trying to salvage last January's Indochina cease-fire agreement. The product of their labors did not quite seem commensurate with the effort. Last week they produced a "communiqué" that even the Viet Cong's Provisional Revolutionary Government (P.R.G.) and the usually recalcitrant government of South Viet Nam could affix their names to at a stiff ceremony inside Paris' International Conference Center.

Stripped of its diplomatic jargon, the 14-point, 2,500-word document...

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