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Nixon Trip / China, P.R. #41899

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 1976
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(Studio) Ex-pres. Richard Nixon mingles with Chinese citizens.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Peking,People's Republic of China) Chinese film shows Nixon meeting with Chairperson Mao Tse-tung. Nixon supporter, Rabbi Baruch Korff, claims Nixon made trip at urging of Ford administration
REPORTER: Ted Koppel (narrates)

(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger tells reporter Barrie Dunsmore neither he nor State Department knew of Nixon's trip until hour before it was publicized. Says Chinese insisted trip coincide with anniversary of his 1st visit. State Department sees trip as chance to learn of political climate there.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted

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