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Nixon / Kentucky Trip #499499

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1978
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(Studio) Hyden, Kentucky's, preparations to hear Richard Nixon speak in ceremonies dedicating recreational building named for him reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Hyden, Kentucky) Richard Nixon's limited public appearances since resignation as President recalled; those mentioned are funeral for Senator Hubert Humphrey and recent party at San Clemente for Vietnam POW's. Films shown. Hyden, Kentucky's, honor to Nixon in naming recreational complex for him reported No. of Republicans in county and their view of Watergate stated. [Cnty. executive C. Allen MUNCY - says they honor Nixon for what he is. Notes uncertainty about truth with regard to Watergate.] Some opposition to Nixon visit noted. [Attorney McKinley MORGAN - thinks any protest will involve Democrats ignoring Leslie Cnty. centennial festival and Nixon's visit.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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