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Nixon Tour / American Policy / Thailand / Indonesia #204746

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 28, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon on 3rd stop of world tour expounding new doctrine calling for reduction of American military involvement in Asian affairs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bangkok, Thailand) President Nixon and King Phumiphol Aduldet go ahead with ceremonies despite rain. Motorcade and crowd shown. Boy Scouts give gift to President Nixon. 1 man arrested after bottle thrown. [President NIXON - says US to stand with country against those who might threaten cntry.] In Guam, President Nixon stressed American playing smaller military role. Rumored President to visit Vietnam.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) [SOUND QUALITY OF REPORT POOR.] 5 guerrillas wounded sentry, damaged planes, and set off dynamite at American Air Base before President Nixon arrival. President Nixon visited Indonesia prior to Thailand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Djakarta, Indonesia) [President NIXON - says wish we could stay longer.] No conflicts of interest between United States and country Indonesians want to see Asians play larger role in guarding own security. Cntry. wants more economy assistance. President Suharto with President Nixon.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:50

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