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Nixon / For. Gifts #497597

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) Questions about gifts presented to Richard Nixon by foreign govts. and location of some of them after his resignation noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Background of search for missing gifts, include search of Nixon's San Clemente, California, home given. State Department's questions last August with regard to location of some gifts, and continued mystery about location of Persian rug given by Shah of Iran in 1969, cited. Films shown. Nixon staffers' actions in taking some items on leaving White House and question of Tricia Nixon Cox's rights to wedding gifts sent her by foreign govts. noted. Justice Department has been asked to decide about Cox wedding gifts; papers filed by Nixon attys., saying Linda Bird Johnson got to keep such wedding gifts noted.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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