Richard M. Nixon Speeches & Audio

Nixon Announces Vietnam Peace Agreement

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Nixon Announces Vietnam Peace Agreement

(4 min) tv-14

On January 23, 1973, President Richard Nixon announces that Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam's chief negotiator, Le Duc Tho, signed an agreement to end U.S. military involvement in Vietnam. The official cease-fire, along with the release of all American prisoners of war, is to go into effect on January 28, though troops would remain in Vietnam until the fall of Saigon in 1975.

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