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Pompidou / United States Visit #208395

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 1970
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(Studio) France is US' oldest ally; Pompidou greeted by Nixon in formal ceremony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Big military greetings; both President spoke of old ties and close friendship between cntrys. [NIXON - says France is oldest ally in world.] [POMPIDOU - interviewed.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Jewish Defense League demonstrators tried to picket; were arrested. Pompidou spoke to National Press Club; confident; justified sale of jets; admin. disapproves of sale; stimulates arms race; no fresh thoughts on heading off war in Mideast.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) New York, Representative Bertram Podell urges boycott of Pompidou speech to Congress to protest Mideast policy. Chicago demonstrations against Pompidou's planned visit there.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) 2,000 demonstrators, 30 Jewish orgs. French authorities upset at Daley snub; not here to greet Pompidou.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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