Today In History- October 8

Today In History- October 8

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1871-Great Chicago Fire 1871, 1970- Nixon Vietnam peace proposal rejected

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Nixon peace proposal rejected as response to Vietnam.

  • Paris, France

A decidedly ambitious effort to resolve the conflict in Vietnam, on October 8, 1970, communist groups in Paris voice their opposition to the October 7 Peace Proposal championed by U.S. President Richard Nixon.  They believed the proposal to be "a maneuver to deceive world opinion." This was significant given increased American public opposition to their involvement in the Vietnam War.

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