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Nixon / Kentucky Visit #258562

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1978
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(Studio) Hyden, Kentucky's, preparations for big event noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hyden, Ky) Hyden's preparations to welcome Richard Nixon for dedication of building named for him described. Is noted that most of area is Republican and most residents like Nixon in spite of Watergate. [Linda BAKER - thinks they see Nixon as person.] [Woodrow MORGAN - thinks Nixon will be remembered as greatest President of US.] [Shilo FELTNER - doesn't think Nixon was guilty of anything to make him resign.] [Cnty. executive Judge C. Allen MUNCY - describes feelings about talking to Nixon.] Other details about visit and preparations for it given. Hyden's only motel, the Appalachia, described. Opposition of some in area to Nixon visit mentioned. Bookstore owner Nancy Damon's announcement that purchases of Nixon's memoirs can't be returned reported.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Cronkite, Walter;
Teichner, Martha

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