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Vietnam / Fighting / Wheeler / Nixon / Peace and Tour #6323

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1969
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(Studio) Little fighting. Chairperson Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Earle Wheeler, back from 4-day Vietnam tour and says lull could mean new attacks. Wants to wait before calling lull reduction in fighting.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Source says warning means we're hedging our bet, but troops coming out. Nixon tells 2,000 foreign exchange Mississippi students. [NIXON - says by 2000 we'll have visited worlds with life. Be glad when all peoples can walk and talk together. Space flight simulation made me realize it's time for optimism.] Nixon leaves for around world tour to reassure Asian cntrys. Nixon to assess chances for friendship with E. Europe cntrys. in Romania.

Gill, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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