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Nixon Tour / Vietnam / Policy / Pat Nixon #204812

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon back in Thailand after 5 3/4 hour-visit to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saigon, South Vietnam) 1st United States President to visit Saigon. President Nguyen Van Thieu and Madame Thieu meet Nixons. Security tight. 2 talk for 1 1/2 hrs. and declare to offer no more concessions to other side. [President NIXON - says now time for other side to respond.] North Vietnam and Viet Cong say Thieu must be replaced to end war. Nixon to stand by Thieu. Pat Nixon visits orphanage and field hospital at Long Binh. Children put on operetta for her. President Nixon emphasizes United States wants out, but not at any price. President Nixon chats with troops about their homes and sports. [President NIXON - says only complaint concerns chow. Want men to know we're trying to end war in manner worthwhile to their sacrifices.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Comments on poor sound quality.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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