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Nixon At Oxford #496883

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1978
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(Studio) Reasonable politeness by audience at Nixon address noted. One hostile question with regard to selling used cars mentioned. Anti-Nixon demonstration outside hall reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Oxford, England) American students at Oxford said reacting against Nixon's spking. there. [Andy PAAIBORG - calls Nixon dangerous man.] Demonstration film shown. Most militant said British left-wingers, who tried to prevent Nixon entering student union building Warm welcome inside building reported [NIXON - refers to chanting mob outside as he speaks inside.] Nixon remarks with regard to getting Jews out of USSR more successfully by quiet dip. than by Carter's human rights campaign noted. [NIXON - advises against public embarrassment of USSR , if results are expected.] Student reaction to Nixon remarks reported favorable. Nixon's availability in 6 mos. to speak at United States colleges noted. Oxford demonstration said possibly to be repeated at United States schools. Report with regard to good reception Nixon got summarized; the old Nixon said still evident.
REPORTER: John. Cochran

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John.

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