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Campaign `72 / Mrs. Nixon #22515

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) 1st Lady on campaign trail.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Mrs. Nixon visits Nixon campaign headquarters Talks to 99 year old worker. Mrs. Nixon delights audiences. [Mrs. NIXON - commends worker for efforts.] Newly naturalized citizens overwhelmed by meeting 1st Lady. [Emotional sequence filmed.] (Billings, MT) Mrs. Nixon said master at working ropes. Large, enthusiastic crowds wait in sleet at airport. [Mrs. NIXON - tells boy's father to hug him harder, to keep him warm.] Enthusiasm undampened by weather, Mrs. Nixon took part in Park centennial. (Idaho Falls, ID) Old friendships cemented. At school dedication [Mrs. NIXON - commends all-American attitude of students, as opposed to "long hairs."] (Sunnyvale, California) At NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Research Center, new scientific equipment demonstrated. [Filmed.] Taking White House to people defined as trip's purpose. Issues of campaign avoided. (Los Angeles, California) Always, situation very controlled, as Mrs. Nixon believes it should be. Will leave tomorrow to join President Nixon at John Connally home in Texas. Then on to Oklahoma state fair, and return to Washington, DC Saturday Said to be only solo Pat Nixon campaign trip.
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood

Sherwood, Virginia;
Smith, Howard K.

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