CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1975
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(Studio) Ford trip 2nd in two months called United States effort to show allies United States will honor military commitments. CBS News polls attitudes with regard to United States foreign policy
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) May-June 1975 Ford European trip film shown. Ford quoted. Details of poll given with regard to United States military commitments to allies; United States mbrship. in NATO; treaties promising United States troop support in event of war. England situation got 50%; Philippines, West Berlin, Italy, South Korea, Israel, Japan, Taiwan got less than 50%, in that order. Promise of food, medical aid and arms aid considered. [Senator Howard BAKER - believes Congress should be aware of United States public sentiment.] [Representative Donald RIEGLE - believes President and Secretary State must be cautious with regard to foreign promises.] Secretary of State Kissinger preferred by poll to President Ford for foreign diplomacy actions.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
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