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Nixon Russia Trip #464160

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon relaxes in Salzburg, Austria, en route to Russia.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Salzburg, Austria) Nixon chooses Austria as a rest stop because it's a neutral country; chooses Salzburg to avoid ceremonial trappings include in visit to Vienna. Nixon and Henry Kissinger stroll on grounds of 18th century palace where Nixon is staying; mingle with spectators. [NIXON - looks forward to intensive negotiations.] Nixon confers with Chancellor Bruno Kreisky. President and Mrs. Nixon attend luncheon at mountain-top hotel. Chancellor's son Peter Kreisky attends anti-Nixon demonstration, protesting United States policy in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Salzburg, Austria) For. affairs adviser Henry Kissinger, hopes US-Russia can reach agreement on defensive nuclear arms limitation (ABM's), and perhaps offensive weapons. Trade agreements, Russian restraint in Vietnam, also to be discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Nixon will arrive in Moscow, 9:00 a.m. EST, tomorrow.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet government to greet President Nixon with highest degree of protocol. Lenin is now said to have originated idea of improving relations with US. Articles in Pravda and Isvestia prepare Russians for impending summit. Vietnam treated separately with

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard

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