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For. Affairs / Rogers / Mideast / Vietnam #3497

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 1969
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(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers says President Nixon can be proud of his leadership in foreign affairs. Improvements include: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) relations, Japanese relations, solid, People's Republic of China relations better, and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) unique. Rogers spoke of Mideast and Vietnam mostly.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [ROGERS - says United States not appeasing Arabs. We've friendly relations, with Arabs. Offered peace plan in hopes of negotiations. Enemy infiltration in Vietnam down by 60%.] USSR rejects United States plan for Israel-Egypt peace.
REPORTER: John Scali

Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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