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Nixon-Johnson Meeting #440610

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon meets with President Johnson.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Johnsons and Nixons shown together. President and Nixon meet with Secys. Defense and State, Chairperson Joint Chiefs Staff and CIA Director Mrs. Johnson takes Mrs. Nixon on White House tour after lunch. [JOHNSON - talks of meeting and briefing. Americans expect government to always function efficiently and we'll see that it does. Secretary of State Dean Rusk briefs Nixon about his trips; Defense Secretary Clark Clifford talked of military matters. Says Mrs. Johnson and he want to help President-elect and wife with problems.] [NIXON - thanks President and wife. Briefings candid and helpful. Nation has some matters that can't await decision. Some policies will be continued May have significant progress towards peace.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) President hints at future meeting and Nixon hints at peace progress.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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