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Nixon Tour / India #446725

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon greeted by crowds in India. Emphasizes peace; says US wants to work for goals with India which they think best. P. Min. Indira Gandhi praises him for Vietnam policy.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(New Delhi, India) Mrs. Gandhi greets President Nixon; she's fighting for her political life against conservatives in Congress party Motorcade shown. President Nixon accompanied by acting President Mohammed Hidayatullah. Crowds sparser than those who greeted President Eisenhower 10 years ago. President Nixon gets flowers and shakes hands. President Nixon gave up idea of mediating Indo-Pakistan dispute. Few Communist protesters. President Nixon and Diatullah meet privately; discuss Vietnam and Kashmir. India elects new President August 16. President Nixon lays wreath at Gandhi shrine.
REPORTER: Welles Hangen

Hangen, Welles;
Huntley, Chet

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