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Nixon China Trip/Hawaii #221622

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 18, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon, en route to China, stops in Hawaii.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Nixon expresses wish to speak twice with Chairperson Mao Tse-Tung in addition to mtgs. with Premier Chou En-Lai. President Nixon hopes to establish constant communications link between United States and China with satellite ground station United States may want shadow Ambassador in Peking. Nixon may discuss Vietnam War. Nixon's gift to China will be 2 Musk Oxen from San Francisco zoo [shown]. Dr. Theodore Reed, American Zoological Society, will deliver them.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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