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Pompidou Death / Effects #234124

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 03, 1974
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(Studio) Death of French President Georges Pompidou thrusts nation into political uncertainty. Pompidou world policy reflects Charles De Gaulle's influence. Pompidou granted interview with this reporter in 1970; portions of interview shown. [POMPIDOU - discusses US, French relationship.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Possible successors to Pompidou considered. Pompidou's funeral likely to bring President Nixon and Soviet party ldr Leonid Brezhnev together; stalemate in Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations probably will be discussed. French policy toward United States not likely to change with next President
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Studio) Pompidou's funeral arrangements reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter

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