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Pompidou / United States / Visit #449956

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 1970
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(Studio) President George Pompidou of France in US; went to Camp David retreat; tomorrow gets formal White House greeting; some unfriendly reactions to visit in DC, film, crowds protest French sale of jets to Libya. Informal greeting of Pompidou by Agnew.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Wheelus AFB, Libya) Wheelus AFB, United States base in Libya being closed and Americans leaving, as new regime asked. Americans and dependents sad at having to leave; departure carefully planned; men and equipment leave; base now to be for new Mirage jets. [News REPORTER - interviewed.] United States giving up base without fuss.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Brinkley, David;
Kiker, Douglas

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