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President / Middle East Tour / Israel / Jordan #234879

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1974
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(Studio) President nears end of Mid. E. tour. Nixon arrives in Jordan after visiting Israel. President promises United States nuclear technology aid to Israel, similar to plan offered Egypt. Plans subject to congress veto. Mil. sales program to Israel also offered by US.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Jerusalem, Israel) President and Mrs. Nixon attend memorial services at shrine for Jews killed by Nazis. Later President and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger meet with Israeli Prime Min. Rabin to discuss nuclear aid plan. Earlier Kissinger holds news conference [KISSINGER - says Arabs and Israelis seem to have begun ground work for better relations as result of Nixon's visit to Mid. E.] Kissinger attempts to stop fears that Egypt may use United States nuclear aid to development nuclear bomb. [KISSINGER - believes safeguard agreement adequate to prevent nuclear bomb development] President and Israeli officials announce joint statement; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Amman, Jordan) Jordanian honor guard plays "The Washington Post," a march by John Phillip Sousa, at welcoming ceremonies for Nixons. Jordan's King Hussein dependent on United States for military strength aid.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:00

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