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Rockefeller Tour / Honduras / Guatemala / El Salvador #445599

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 1969
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(Studio) Tegucigalpa, Honduras police round up leftist leaders to prevent more protests against New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller's tour. Student killed yesterday. Security tight.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Guatemala City, Guatemala) United States Ambassador killed here. last year Rockefeller spends 3 1/2 hrs. here. Meets President Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro at Ambassador residence.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Govt. cordial. Students and Communists organization anti-Rockefeller rallies.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

(Tegucigalpa, Honduras) Crowds warm. Troops in town. Rockefeller meets President Brigadier General Oswaldo Lopez Arellano. Police beat back protesters from Rockefeller's route 1 killed.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

(Studio) Rockefeller later greeted crowd there. Sends flowers to family of student.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Streithorst, Tom

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