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Nixon Meets National Security Council / Senate / State Department #200365

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 29, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon meets with National Security Council, Senator and state Department mbrs.; Nixon assures official he wants to hear their views on foreign policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon depends heavily on foreign policy adviser Henry Kissinger; went to State Department to squelch rumors he depended on Kissinger more than Rogers. [NIXON - Secretary of State is chief foreign policy adviser; want to see minority views.] Nixon attends lunch with Congmen.; Senators Edmund Muskie and Edward Kennedy attend. Majority leader Mike Mansfield says Senator to do everything to make Nixon good President Nixon says he'll seek advice and consent of Senator Nixon communications director, Herbert Klein, says world events determine whether Nixon can travel abroad.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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