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Chinese Visitors / State Dinner #260260

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1979
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(Studio) State dinner for Teng visit reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Arrival of Richard Nixon pictured. [NIXON - will see Teng on Wednesday] Arrival of Teng party shown, greeted by President and Mrs. Carter.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Dinner called special.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details with regard to decoration and menu for dinner given. Camellias from Moultrie, Georgia, noted. Mrs. Carter's role in preparations noted. Film shown. [Chef Henry HALLER - speaks of meal.] Placecards and seating of guests discussed. Shirley MacLaine and Richard Nixon noted. Zbigniew Brzezinski and vice-premier Fang Yi said at Nixon table.
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Thornton, Lee

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