NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1976
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(Studio) On NBC's "Today" show, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says sequence of events in book "The Final Days" by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was accurate. Says parts of book inaccurate. Part of "Today" show shown. [KISSINGER - says won't comment on book. Last week of president was tragic personal experience for Nixon. Doesn't believe authors understood complex human motivations.] Kissinger says he would prefer not to be Secretary of State in new Ford administration next year [KISSINGER - says foreign policy should be carried out by many if it's well-designed. Prefers not to stay in administration] NBC news poll shows 56% of Illinois residents polled approved Kissinger's work. 50% in Wisconsin approved and 47% in North Carolina approved.
REPORTER: John Chancellor