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Nixon China Trip #462462

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon en route to Peking, China via Hawaii, Guam, and Shanghai.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(White House) President Nixon says good-bye to Cabinet mbrs., bi-partisan Congress members in departure ceremony on White House lawn. [NIXON - expresses hope for establishing United States friendship with China. Quotes plaque left on room by US astronauts: "We came in peace for all mankind."] Leaves via helicopter for Andrews Air Force Base.

(Andrews Air Force Base) Nixons board Air Force-1 for first leg of trip.

(Studio) President Nixon on way to China, population 800 million.

(Andrews Air Force Base) Life in China said to be last great uncovered story on planet. Reporter expresses enthusiasm for assignment.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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