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Nixon Russia Trip / Poland, Iran #464386

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon ends talks with Shah in Tehran, Iran. Bomb explodes at tomb of Shah's father, 1/2 hour before Nixon scheduled to lay wreath there. Nixon flies to Warsaw, Poland.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Warsaw, Poland) Trip to Iran was affirmation of good relations between DC and Tehran. Terrorist bombings mar visit, with explosions at United States Info. Service and royal tomb.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Security men check tomb area after explosion before President lays wreath. Bombers, believed to be extreme left-wing anti-Royalists, damage USIS office. Brigadier General Harold Price injured when car driven over another bomb; 2 bystanders killed.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Warsaw, Poland) Upon arriving in Poland, Nixon greeted by President of Council of State, Henrik Yablonski; members diplomatic corps; and Polish citizens. [NIXON - says Poland has suffered too much from war, and wants peace.] Honor guard marches. At tomb of unknown soldier, Warsaw Mayor greets Nixon. Crowds unusually enthusiastic; Nixon mingles with people. Nixon meets with 1st secretary central committee Polish United Workers Party, Edward Gierek. Nixon will address joint session of Congress, Thursday at 9:30 p.m. EDT, after arriving at Andrews AFB.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:07:00

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