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West Berlin Visit / Wall / Purposes #444416

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon drew most enthusiastic crowds of tour in W Berlin.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(W. Berlin, Germany) Nixon arrives with Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger from Bonn. [NIXON - says United States stands with you in defense of freedom.] Nixon visits Berlin Wall. Accompanied by Kiesinger, V. Chancellor Willy Brandt, and Mayor Shultz. Stays 10 minute s.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley (Narrates)

(W. Berlin, West Germany) Wall visited by Lyndon Johnson and John Kennedy. Nixon says little at wall. Berliners hope to be able to visit relatives across wall.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(W. Berlin, Germany) Crowds delighted with Nixon. He greets crowd several times. Nixon says we don't desire confrontation with USSR , but United States will protect West Berlin's freedom. Hope German settlement be solved by USSR -United States talks.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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