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Johnson-Nixon Agreement #543

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson gives his version of his and Richard Nixon's agreement.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) President calls in reporters to meet Nixon advisor on foreign affairs: Ambassador Robert Murphy. President says Nixon has no right of veto, no prior approval right to any foreign policy decision. President will consult with President-elect and seek his agreement to major foreign policy decisions. Frank Reynolds talks to reporters

(Studio) President says decisions until January to be made by present administration 1 of Nixon top aides said Johnson and Nixon agree on Vietnam. Some areas of foreign policy to be completed by inauguration. Nixon feels he should be consulted on matters that will involve next administration No irritation between men.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds; Bill Gill; Ted Koppel

Gill, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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