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Thieu and Nixon / Summit Meeting #445680

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon and President Nguyen Van Thieu to meet on Midway Is Jun. 8 to talk of ending war. Thieu worried about coalition government possibility and called for meeting Representative Gerald Ford talked to Nixon about meeting
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Thieu asked for summit meeting after talk with Secretary of State William Rogers Saturday Nixon cancels Ohio State U speech for meeting Rptd. rift between United States and South Vietnam because of Nixon plan. [FORD - says Saigon approved plan.] South Vietnam worried about plan challenging legality of their government
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Nixon wants to get out of war and Thieu wants to keep government going.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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