• Short Summary

    Fresh back from his historic visit to the People's Republic of China President Nixon met Congress leaders on Tuesday (Feb. 29) and sought to reassure them that American policy on taiwan has not changed.

  • Description

    Fresh back from his historic visit to the People's Republic of China President Nixon met Congress leaders on Tuesday (Feb. 29) and sought to reassure them that American policy on taiwan has not changed.

    The President stressed that reference in the communique issued jointly by himself and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai to withdrawal of American troops from Taiwan was just another application of the Nixon doctrine of withdrawing troops from overseas as tensions diminish.

    Comments of congressmen later confirmed observers' impressions that the President has won general approval for his China initiative.

    White House walls were already decorated Tuesday with photographs of the visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB3UTE1FZUP4VJPNVWLL2NIVUB
    Media URN:
    VLVAB3UTE1FZUP4VJPNVWLL2NIVUB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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