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Nixon Trip / England / France / Italy / Vatican #4125

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon holds cabinet meeting; plans European trip. Nixon, Secretary State William Rogers and National Security Affairs Advisor, Henry Kissinger, spend wkend. in Key Biscayne, Florida.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(London, England) Trip important to British who hope Nixon can give NATO shot in arm. Want Nixon to persuade French President Charles De Gaulle to allow them to enter European Common Mkt. To find out how Britain stands with new administration
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

(Paris, France) French want Nixon to be ally without having France line up behind United States policies it doesn't like. De Gaulle feels the Mideast situation deteriorating fast.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(Rome, Italy) Praise for Nixon's forthcoming trip. Premier Mariano Rumor says pleased with trip. May talk about Italian decision to recognize Red China. To talk with Pope Paul about world peace.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) "Saint Louis Post-Dispatch" says Nixon may appointed personal representative to Vatican before visit; no United States representative to Vatican since 1950.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Beutel, Bill;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank;
Rolfson, John

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