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Paris Visit / Speech / Ceremony #4043

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 28, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon meets with De Gaulle.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Paris, France) Nixon 1st president in 8 years to visit France. Citizen Nixon visits De Gaulle twice during that time. De Gaulle compliments Nixon upon introducing him. [NIXON - seek to find new roads to peace and freedom. Quotes Benjamin Franklin on a man having 2 homes: France and his own cntry.] Lays wreath for France's Unknown Soldier. Only public ceremony scheduled. Greets crowd. Meets with De Gaulle in Elysee Palace. 2 hrs. conference termed good start. Nixon and De Gaulle go to Versailles tomorrow.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

Reynolds, Frank;
Rolfson, John

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