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Nixon Russia Trip / Moscow Departure #223179

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) President plane delayed in departure for Kiev.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) President Podgorny and Premier Kosygin bid President Nixon farewell at Moscow airport, but engine trouble causes delay transfer to another plane. (Kiev, USSR ) Nixon party arrives at Kiev. Nixon's United States Air Force 1 awaits him there.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) During wait for new plane, Kosygin introduced Soviet Air Min. and jokingly asked what should be done with him. President Nixon said promote him; better his organization found trouble on ground than in the air. Nixon invites Brezhnev, Podgorny, and Kosygin to visit US; all 3 accept.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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