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Nixon / China, P.R., Trip #458886

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Gordon Allott says President Nixon told Congress leaders no deals made with People's Republic of China to make visit possible. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover told closed Senator session month ago FBI would work harder against Chinese espionage; South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu doesn't expect early Vietnam War peace as result of Nixon trip; Viet Cong says Nixon should deal with them rather than attempting to create imposed solution; Peking newspaper criticizes US aggression in South Vietnam; army "Stars and Stripes" newspaper banned from news stands in Ntlist. China because contains information about trip; "Chicago Sun-Times" reports some officials believe Nixon will visit USSR before People's Republic of China; Nixon sends personal letter assuring Ntlist. Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek United States will honor its treaty agreements.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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