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Nixon Tour /Guam and Bangkok Policies / Cong. #446660

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon in Thailand, but he'll go to Vietnam to talk to troops and Saigon government leaders Pat Nixon to go with him. Congress nervous over President Nixon seeming to promise American protection to Thailand as United States once did to Vietnam. Senator Albert Gore said President inviting another Vietnam. He and others said no pledge would be effective unless Congress approves.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Guam) President Nixon told reporters Asians should look after selves on Friday
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

(Manila, Philippines) President Nixon spelled out "Guam Doctrine" on Saturday [President NIXON - says Asians must lead way to peace in Asia. Should handle internal problems without outside assistance.]
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

(Bangkok, Thailand) President Nixon says on Monday that United States will honor commitments to Thailand. [President NIXON - says we'll honor Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Treaty.]
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

(Manila, Philippines) President Ferdinand Marcos says they'll turn to USSR for aid against China if United States withdraws.
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

(Bangkok, Thailand) President Nixon's Guam speech to reassure Americans and Bangkok speech to reassure Asians. But world heard both statements.
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

(Studio) White House says United States has no intention of sending troops into Thailand. Senator William Fulbright asks to see United States "secret" agreement with Thailand, but gets no answer.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Hangen, Welles

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