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US-Japan / Summit Trade #465935

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1972
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(Studio) First American Japanese summit conference beginning in Hawaii between President Nixon and P. Min. Tanaka. Main topic of discussion is trade.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Republicans in Hawaii make Nixon's arrival at Hickam Air Force Base like a political rally. Nixon goes from airport to home of Mrs. Clare Boothe Luce. Nixon then greets Tanaka at Hickam AFB. [NIXON - extends welcome from all American people to Hawaiians and people of Japan.] [TANAKA (via interpreter) hopes for beginning of a constant dialogue between United States and Japan.] Formal ceremonies shown.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Honolulu, Hawaii) President Nixon confers with ambassador to South Vietnam Ellsworth Bunker before meeting with Tanaka. Am's. number 1 problem with Japan is trade deficit, nearing $4 billion.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Japanese Fin. Min. in Tokyo announces Japan's reserves of gold and for. currencies are nearly $16 billion. United States has $13 billion.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don;
Valeriani, Richard

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