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Nixon Tour / Vietnam / Thailand / United States Policy #6422

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon and wife to visit Saigon Wednesday Causes some concern.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bangkok, Thailand) Nixon meets with Secretary General of SEATO. Says United States to keep its commitments in way not requiring too much from American Meets with Thai P. Min. Thais jittery over American withdrawal; Pres says it's not abandonment. He meets Saigon Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and American kids. [NIXON - says great to feel at home. Shows baseball cap.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) President Nixon intent on disengaging from present conflict soon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bangkok, Thailand) President Nixon meets with American advisors to talk of withdrawals from Vietnam and Thailand. May be "yes" to both. Chairperson Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Earle Wheeler told President Nixon President Thieu would go along with future withdrawals. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker to tell President Nixon Thieu edgy about President Nixon's 1970 plans.
REPORTER: John Scali

Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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