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NATO Meeting / President / Brussels #240249

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford makes pledge to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) members that number of United States troops to remain at present level in West Europe till Warsaw Pact cntrys. agree to reduce their troop strength. Earlier, President meets with 6 heads of state individually.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brussels, Belgium) President' mtgs. include talks with Greek Premier Caramanlis, Turkish leader Demirel, West Germany's Helmut Schmidt, Portugal's Vasco de Goncalves. By midafternoon, President appears at NATO headqtrs. for formal NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) sessions. [Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER - says American role in meeting NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) problems is to facilitate, help and possibly come up with occasional idea.] Belgium King Baudouin entertains President and other top officials with stag state dinner. On Saturday, Mr. Ford flies to Madrid for mtgs. with Spain's Francisco Franco.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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