United States President Nixon arrived back in Washington D.C. on Tuesday (14 December) after two?
SV Nixon out of aircraft followed by Rogers & Connaly
CU Presidential seal on aircraft
CU Nixon speaks SOF IN:"Ladies & gentlemen...." ENDS:"...have already said".
TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: NIXON: "Ladies and gentlemen, as you know, we have just returned from an historic meeting in the Azores with President Pompidou. President pompidou and I agreed at the conclusion of out meeting that our joint statement that has been issued to the press and some brief oral statements that we made would be the only statement that we would make at this time. However, Secretary Connally on the international economic front and Secretary Rogers on the international issues other than economic will give you a brief fill-in of the other matters that were covered. I will say nothing more because of our understanding with the President that we would both at this point stand on what we have already said".
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Background: United States President Nixon arrived back in Washington D.C. on Tuesday (14 December) after two days of talks with French President Georges Pompidou in the Azores.
The top-level talks climaxed in President Nixon's decision to devalue the dollar for the first time in nearly 40 years -- seen by finance experts as a key move in efforts to settle an international monetary crisis.
SYNOPSIS: United States President Nixon arrived back in Washington C.C. on Tuesday after his two-day round of talks with France's President Pompidou in the Azores. Their talks President Nixon had agreed to devalue the dollar by an unspecified amount -- a decision seen by financial experts to be a key move in efforts to settle the international monetary crisis. President Nixon travelled back with Secretary of State William Rogers, and Treasury Secretary John Connally. He gave a brief statement to newsmen before leaving Andrews Air Force base.