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President Ford / NATO Summit / Brussels #482971

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 1975
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(Brussels, Belgium) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) begins summit conference Mr. Ford meets with leaders of 7 cntrys. before attending formal NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting this afternoon. NATO Secretary General Joseph Luns escorts President Ford into conference 1 problem facing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is fear Portugal may go Communist [Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER - discusses President' meeting with Portugal's Prime Min. with regard to problem. Portuguese mins. don't think they representative Communist-dominated government]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Brussels, Belgium) President Ford meets with several heads of state individually at American embassy, incling. Greek Prime Min. Constantine Caramanlis, Turkish Prime Min. Suleyman Demirel, West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, Portuguese Prime Min. de Goncalves. Topics of discussions outlined. President Ford attends dinner given by King of Belgium; French President Giscard d'Estaing also attends dinner but skips NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) sessions, labeling them unnecessary. Later, President Ford and Giscard d'Estaing to meet privately.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Brussels, Belgium) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) cntrys. looking to United States for strength and resolve and, in that sense, to Gerald Ford.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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