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Nixon Visitors / Defense Budget #445005

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon meets with South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky, South Vietnam Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and Advisor Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Heads of state in Washington, DC for Eisenhower funeral. Nixon meets with Italy's P. Min. Mariano Rumor, Dutch P. Min. Joseph Luns, Australia's P. Min. John Gorton, West German Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger, and Ky. Vietnam issue dominates.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(DC) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird reports United States cutting back B-52 bombing raids in Vietnam for economy [LAIRD - calls bombing rate in budget sufficient. Notes US hasn't escalated war since he became secretary]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Huntley, Chet;
Kaplow, Herbert

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