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Nixon / Johnson Administration #520

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1968
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(NYC) President-elect Richard Nixon names his liason with Johnson administration [NIXON - speaks of old and new admins. communicating. Ambassador Robert D. Murphy to be liason. United States can't afford lame duck period.] Nixon and Johnson have shown unity and cooperation. Murphy to sit beside Secretary of State Dean Rusk. International decisions to be made by President and approved by President-elec. Joint action serves best interests of US.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Johnson can continue to make and carry out foreign policy. Authority of President to continue. When Nixon takes office, he'll have same problems. He's now helping to shape his foreign policy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds; Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank

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