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Nixon Tour / Vietnam / Thieu and United States Troops #6468

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1969
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(Studio) President and Pat Nixon back in Thailand after 5 1/2 hour visit to Vietnam, with Thieu and United States troops.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saigon, South Vietnam) 1st American President to visit Saigon. Discussed lull, North Vietnam movements, and withdrawal with Thieu. [NIXON - says clear which side made most effort toward peace. Time for other side to respond.] Mrs. Nixon tours hospitals and orphanages; first 1st Lady to visit war zone since Eleanor Roosevelt. Nixon chats with United States troops about their plans and sports. No talk of inevitable victory.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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