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Kissinger / Asian Trip #468744

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1973
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(Studio) Henry Kissinger returns soon to United States from Asian trip. In Tokyo Kissinger talked with Japanese Premier Tanaka; in Peking he talked with Chinese officials include Chairperson Mao Tse-tung.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Premier Chou En-lai escorts Kissinger to see Mao. Discussions include Vietnam and US-Chinese relations Opening of United States trade mission in Peking now believed possible. Formal diplomatic relations appear to be still in future. In Tokyo, Japan, Kissinger talks with Premier Tanaka, For. Min., and other officials. American ambassador Ingersoll also present at talks. 2-hr. mtg. deals with China, Vietnam and Japan's role in Vietnam reconstruction. Econ. and Japan's trade surplus with United States also discussed. Kissinger arrives back in DC Tuesday

Chancellor, John;
Rich, John

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