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Nixon China, P.R., Trip #16310

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon briefs Congress leaders and cabinet members on People's Republic of China, trip; State Secretary William P. Rogers briefs foreign ambs.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) People's Republic of China, Premier Chou En-lai rptdly. interested in incring. China's commercial contacts with world. [Senator Michael J. (Mike) MANSFIELD - says Nixon needs support of Congress and American people if substantive results come from trip.]

(DC) State Secretary William P. Rogers briefs 9 ambs., including Ntlist. China amb. James C. H. Shen; no appointed for briefing of USSR Ambassador Anatoly T. Dobrynin yet made.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) North Vietnam newspaper calls Nixon trip effort to achieve compromise between big powers at expense of small ones.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Gill, Bill;
Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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