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Commentary (Inauguration Speech) #2204

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1969
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(Studio) American tradition to read thoughts into Inaugural Address.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio), Reporter talks of 5-hr. farewell chat with President Johnson in which Vice President Humphrey said way made clear for accomplishments and goals for Nixon. Nixon says in address forces opening up for progress to be made. Prospects look good for conciliations with Mid-East, Vietnam, Russia. National leaders, people hate war. Transition takes place with ease in US.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) Reasonable men couldn't disagree with Nixon address. Nixon thinks US needs breathing space from difficulties.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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