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Pompidou / United States Visit / Mideast Policy #208420

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 1970
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(Studio) George Pompidou spoke to joint session of Congress to explain Mideast policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Seemed like large boycott of speech,but empty seats filled by aides and pages; Representative Lester Wolff walked out; silence as George Pompidou explains policy. [POMPIDOU - reaffirms right of Israel to exist and be secure; only way for it is detente and solution of Palestine; United Nations and Big 4 must set up and guarantee any settlement.] Pompidou hopes for Big 4 talks.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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