PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World New evidence indicates Nixon himself tried to sabotage Vietnam War peace talks Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/727687/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Richard Nixon has long been suspected of trying to sabotage peace talks in 1968 aimed at ending the Vietnam War. New evidence suggests candidate Nixon indeed pulled strings to persuade the government of South Vietnam to boycott the talks.