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Nixon China Trip/Congressional Reaction #19504

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1972
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(Studio) Congress reaction to Nixon's China mtgs. is cautiously favorable for most part, although there are dissenters.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) President candidates voice some criticism. (Houston, Texas) [Senator George MCGOVERN - would have made clearer statements of United States withdrawal from Taiwan, but applauds Nixon efforts.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says only concessions made were made by US, include Vietnam, Korea, and Taiwan.] (DC) [Representative John ASHBROOK - shocked at Nixon's acceptance of P.R. China's demand for US withdrawal from Taiwan.] Senators Strom Thurmond and John Tower also question concessions on Taiwan.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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