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Nixon Tour / Indonesia / Thailand #446635

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 28, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon arrives in Thailand in rain. He pledges to defend cntry. against outside aggression and internal subversion.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Jakarta, Indonesia) President Nixon warmly greeted. Conservative government backed by mil, taken over. Inflation halted; Communists driven underground, and relations with People's Republic of China suspended. USSR has no influence and US considered friend. President Suharto greets Nixon at airport. Motorcade and parade shown, with state dinner and entertainment. President Nixon hopes United States and Indonesia will remain friends.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Bangkok, Thailand) Cntry. close to Vietnam and has Communist insurgency problem. [President NIXON - says bound by Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Treaty. We believe in those words and will aid her if threatened.] President Nixon to stay here 3 days, confer with American Ambs. and may take side trip to Vietnam.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Huntley, Chet;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Kiker, Douglas

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