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Nixon Interviews / Foreign Policy #251956

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1977
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(Studio) Richard Nixon interview with David Frost with regard to foreign policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon provides characterization of Mao, Nikita Khrushchev and Leonid Brezhnev. Talks re:1973 Arab-Israeli war: notes Brezhnev's warnings re: Egypt and Syria attacks; criticizes CIA with regard to reports on improbability of war; calls "sheer madness" Anwar Sadat's proposal that United States and USSR troops go into Mid. East as peace-keeping force. (Films shown.) Nixon's remarks with regard to Henry Kissinger and his thoughts on Cambodia invasion and blockage of John Connally's appointment as Secretary of State noted. Indirect criticism of Carter's human rights stand with regard to USSR noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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