President Nixon on Friday played host to an acrobatic troupe from Shenyang in The People's Republic of China.
SV INT. Mr. & Mrs. Nixon enter & file past Chinese acrobats to dias
SV & CU Nixon speaking
MV Mrs. Nixon & Chinese officials ZOOM OUT TO Chinese applaud
SV Acrobats' spokesman speaks (IN CHINESE)
SV & CU Nixon & wife meet Chinese children & members of troupe (4 shots)
He also said:
NIXON: "We're very happy to welcome you officially here in the White House and to thank you for the splendid achievement that you have made and your trip in the United States. You have by coming such a great distance from your country to our country given us a very great gift."
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Background: President Nixon on Friday played host to an acrobatic troupe from Shenyang in The People's Republic of China.
The President told the troupe, during a reception at The White House, that as a result of his trip to China last year, "the great wall of hostility" between the two countries had broken down.
The Shenyang troupe is completing a highly successful tour of the United States with performances in Chicago. New York and Washington.
SYNOPSIS: President Nixon on Friday played host to an acrobatic troupe form The People's Republic of China. He spoke of improved relations between the two nations and welcomed the troupe to the United Stated.
Later, a spokesman for the Shenyang acrobatic troupe replied to Mr. Nixon. He thanked the President for his wishes and said how much the troupe had enjoyed its tour of the united States. There are ninety people in the Shenyang troupe of acrobats. The troupe is completing a highly successful tour of the United States. They have performed in Washington, Chicago and New York to houses so packed that there was standing room only.