NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon to visit Belgium, West Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and France. Leaves February 23. Nixon hopes trip will strengthen European-US relations
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) [NIXON - believes will be working trip rather than protocol trip. Plans to visit heads of government in Europe; Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge in Paris, Pope Paul, and leaders of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) in Brussels. Aim is revitalize American-European community. Mtg. with Soviet leaders takes place later.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
(Studio) President goes to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) cntrys.; spiritual trips to Berlin and Vatican. Will go 1st to Brussels, Belgium,to help NATO; to London to meet P.M. Harold Wilson; then Bonn, Berlin, Rome, and Paris. Central message for Europe from Nixon concerns cooling off cold war to deal with problems at home.
REPORTER: John Chancellor