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Nixon / Cong. Visit / Haynsworth #2991

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon visits Capitol Hill and asks Congress to support his Vietnam plan.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Came after major Congress express support in signed documents. [President NIXON - says peace will come from support. When security involved, we're not Republicans or Democrats, but Americans] President lunches with Senate leaders before Senator speech.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) No cameras allowed. President Nixon implies some Senators talk too much. Cites Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) as example. Wants Senator advice without weakening negotiating position. Senator discusses Haynsworth after he leaves. Senator Jas Pearson to vote for him. Senator Stuart Symington against. Few antiwar protesters outside Senator
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Anthony Accurso

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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