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Nixon Russia Trip / Russian People #464179

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 22, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet press has prepared people for Nixon visit, stressing its importance. "Pravda" quotes Lenin on desirability of good relations between Soviet Union and US. Coverage of Vietnam war has tapered off, especially anti-US commentaries.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Moscow, USSR ) Many Russians watch television coverage of President welcome at airport. Thousands line streets, hoping to glimpse President as motorcade passes. The motorcade, however, passed very quickly. Security men break up interviews with Russians. [A student says he thinks it is inevitable US-USSR relations will improve. Hopes Vietnam problem cam be solved.] [A girl thinks summit conference is a very big event.] [Older man can't understand why United States and Russia can't get along better.] [A woman recalls United States and Russia were friends during World War II; wants United States to return to policies of President Roosevelt.] [A man says the 2 ntns. must get along as so powerful. Hopes Nixon adheres to promises he will make.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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