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West Berlin Visit / Motorcade Incident / Speech #202326

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon receives hearty welcome from West Berliners.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(W. Berlin, Germany) United States tank salute greets Nixon. [NIXON - proud of Berliners' dedication to defend peace.] Nixon greets crowd. Visits Berlin Wall. Can see East Germany from crossing point E. Guards take pictures. Trouble along motorcade.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(W. Berlin, Germany) Motorcade speeded up. Brick hits reporters
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(W. Berlin, Germany) West Berliners all remember President John F. Kennedy saying he was a Berliner. [NIXON - says Berliners might feel alone at times. Berliners stand for freedom and peace. All world truly Berliners.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Rather not hurt seriously.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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