ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 1974
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(Studio) President tours NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) space flight center before leaving Houston and awards distinguished service medals to crewmen of 85-day skylab mission.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Houston, Texas) Crowds carefully selected at all of President' stops in recent wks. around country [PRES. - moralizes about aborted Apollo 13 space flight.] Houston stop was latest in White House strategy aimed at keeping Nixon 1 step ahead of adversaries. After dinner in E. Room President shown playing piano with Pearl Bailey singing. On March 6, 1974, President meets press head on and on March 15, President meets with friendly businessmen playing role of press in Chicago, Illinois. President shown acting as comedian in Nashville at dedication of new Opry House In Nashville, Tennessee, as at all other stops, President caters to right wing, hoping impeachment will be avoided by such a move. Strategy behind all of Nixon's actions reviewed. President on campaign trail again, running against specter of impeachment.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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