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Nixon Tour / South Vietnam / Pat Nixon #446702

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon spends 5 hrs. in Vietnam with American troops and Saigon leaders He clears up his position on American participation. Says there'll be no more concessions, but withdrawal to continue according to enemy moves. Stronger South Vietnam force left behind.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Saigon, South Vietnam) Copter takes Nixon to Pres, palace. He meets with Pres, Nguyen Van Thieu. He talks to United States troops about baseball and their homes, and the unit's spirit.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Saigon, South Vietnam) 1st time American President and wife fly to war zone. Pat Nixon visits orphanage and hospital.
REPORTER: Nancy Dickerson

(Saigon, South Vietnam) [President NIXON - says Pat and Mrs, Thieu visit orphanage. We've opened door to peace. Time for other side to respond,] [THIEU - speaks on peace and prosperity.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Saigon, South Vietnam) United States tries to stay out of more Vns by urging Asians to do more for own defense
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Viet Cong denounce President Nixon's visit as proof United States to continue war. Viet Cong demand total Am, withdrawal.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Dickerson, Nancy;
Huntley, Chet;
Kaplow, Herbert

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