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Nixon Trip / NATO / Brussels / London #3950

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon says United States to enter into talks with USSR on variety of subjects. Talks to affect allies.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Brussels, Belgium) Nixon visits NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) headquarters President Charles De Gaulle kicked NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) out. Nixon meets NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) delegates. [NIXON - says United States and USSR to hold talks; pledge consultation with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ntns. before and during USSR talks. Collective security dream made possible through NATO. Talks of common goals of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ntns.]
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(Brussels, Belgium) Nixon rides through Brussels for lunch with King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola. Nixon places wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier. Receives hearty welcome.
REPORTER: Ray Moloney

(London, England) P.M. Harold Wilson greets Nixon. Royal Air Force salutes Nixon. European unity marred by French-British quarrelationship De Gaulle thinks British too close to Americans Nixon says United States and Britain do have special relationship but it doesn't mean special deals. Britain can't get into Common Mkt. because of De Gaulle. British support NATO. Nixon visits with Wilson at country home, Chequers. Nixon to lunch with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

Beutel, Bill;
Moloney, Ray;
Reynolds, Frank;
Rolfson, John

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