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Newsmaker Interview / Rebozo #226834

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 1973
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(Studio) President' friend Bebe Rebozo discusses his friendship with Richard M. Nixon, not the President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key Biscayne, Florida) Rebozo asked if President complains to him re: presidential problems. [REBOZO - insists Nixon doesn't discuss work with him. President likes to reflect while visiting with Rebozo on boat.] Questioned if Nixon ever relaxes. [REBOZO - states warm fireplace and boat riding both relax President Best thinking done at these times. President has quick sense of humor; jokes are part of relaxation.] Asked about practical jokes. [REBOZO - reveals President' love of practical jokes. Repeats 1 practical joke.] Questioned about President and the tremendous pressures of office. [REBOZO - says President doesn't vacation. Nixon doesn't show intense pressure.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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