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John Chancellor In Brussels #482965

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 28, 1975
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(Studio) John Chancellor in Brussels, Belgium. Here's John's analysis along with background from Garrick Utley.

(Brussels, Belgium) Brussels headqtrs. for NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Common Mkt.; in some ways Brussels most important European city for President Ford. Europeans glad US out of Vietnam because they believe Europe to be more important now.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Brussels, Belgium) Film of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) maneuvers shown. American presence in Europe essential. Credibility of American commitment to European defense is foundation of NATO. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Secretary General Joseph LUNS - believes Vietnam on fringe of American interest, but Europe right in middle of American interest. Europe vital to US.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Brussels, Belgium) Europeans' opinion of Gerald Ford important to this trip. However, Europe knows how important United States is to NATO, so that fact on President Ford's side.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Utley, Garrick

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