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Campaign `72 / Nixon / Mrs. Nixon #466314

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon remains in DC. Will go to Texas tomorrow, staying with John Connally. Mrs. Nixon on road several days.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Moffett Field, California) Current tour Pat Nixon's longest, hardest solo effort. Visited NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Research Center. Sees research aircraft launched. (Yellowstone Nat'l. Park) Braves weather to mark park centennial. Big, friendly crowds said to greet her everywhere. Territory called Nixon country, safe Republican states. (Idaho Falls, ID) Mrs. Nixon just returns greetings. [Mrs. NIXON - expresses pleasure over trip.] Dedicates school. Busy doing job as 1st Lady. Cuts ribbon. Reporter says it is obvious she doesn't enjoy trip. Tries to avoid issues; tries to avoid controversy; so, reporter says, she says nothing at all. Makes effort to show Republican doesn't take election for granted. [Scenes filmed as reported]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas

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