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Nixon Tour / Asian Policy / Pakistan / Arms #204938

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon said he would pursue Asian policy of no more VNs. Says Asians must rely on own armed forces. United Press International says policy doesn't rule out future United States intervention in Asia if Communist, aggression upsets power balance. Ends Asian point of trip.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lahore, Pakistan) 1090 in country General Yahya Khan greets President Nixon. [President NIXON - cites strains between 2 cntrys. Can restore friendship based on mutual trust.] President Nixon shakes hands. Crowds sparse along motorcade route Dances shown. President Nixon and General wave from top of car. US spokesperson doubt military hardware to be given to Pakistan.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Washington, DC halted arms to Pakistan and India following their 1965 border war.

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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