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Iceland Talks / Nixon, Pompidou #26064

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon and French President Pompidou arrive in Iceland. Before flight, President welcomes Peking diplomat Huang Chen to DC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Andrews AFB) Iceland talks first test for Nixon's bargaining power since Watergate. President Pompidou chooses meeting site, Iceland, rather than accept hospitality of Britain, Germany, or Italy. Possible reason for coolness to US, cool reception given Pompidou in 1970 after selling jet fighters to Libya.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Reykjavik, Iceland) Talks on trade and defense don't rate high in important In limbo between Brandt-Brezhnev talks in Germany and upcoming Brezhnev- Nixon talks in DC.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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