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Nixon China Trip/Hawaii #462485

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 18, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon rests in Hawaii, en route to China. Studies for mtgs. with Chinese leaders but warns not to expect too much from them.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Admin. hopes to establish continuing diplomatic communication with Chinese. United States diplomat may he stationed there, in another country's embassy. He will probably take up these issues with Premier Chou En-Lai and Chairperson Mao Tse-Tung. President Nixon was welcomed to Hawaii by local dignitaries, include Marine Base Commander, their host. Nixon prepares for mtgs. by studying philosophy, a pet subject of Chairperson Mao.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Peking radio reports United States will maintain hostile position towards China and will continue imperialist aggression.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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