Nation: The Nixons Traveling West

ESCAPING, if only briefly, from the heat and problems of the capital, the President and his family paused on their way westward last week to visit the American heartland and refresh themselves in the clear air of the Western plains and mountains. Mrs. Nixon showed the Administration's concern for the original Americans as she greeted Indian children in New Town, N.Dak. The President made friends as he hailed the pioneer spirit of the Mormons at a meeting with church elders in Salt Lake City. Honored and flattered by his visit, citizens in Fargo, N.Dak., turned out to cheer enthusiastically as...

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