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Indonesia / Ford's Visit #238450

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford arrives in Indonesia.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Jakarta, Indonesia) Ford's visit is 1st American visit to S.E. Asia since Vietnam debacle. President Suharto greets Ford. Mil. review and 21 gun-salute given. Security tight. Crowds wave along motorcade route Fords attend state dinner. [FORD - says United States regards self as Pacific nation No area more important to United States than Asia. Committed to peace and security here.] Suharto speaks of challenges for South East Asia after Vietnam war. American may invest in Indonesia's oil potential. Indonesia is member of OPEC. Native entertainment shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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