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Nixon / United Nations #198844

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon visits UN, to talk with Secretary General U Thant.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York, New York) Ambassador to UN, to be named this week, to be Democrat Sargent Shriver noted. Nixon favors treaty with USSR limiting nuclear weapons but not now. U Thant-Lyndon Johnson relations noted. [NIXON - voices support for UN.] William P. Rogers noted. Film shown, include Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New York, New York) Nixon visit said shot in arm for UN. United Nations ineffectiveness with regard to Vietnam War, Czechoslovakia, and Middle East situations noted. US attitude with regard to United Nations said imp. Nixon foreign policy stance observed.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Rather, Dan

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