World: PREVIEW OF NIXON'S TOUR

Like his tailors and his barber, President Nixon's travel guides are robustly American. In the best tradition of U.S. tourism, Nixon this week will depart on a round-the-world journey that will take him to seven countries in nine days. Everything from his airport speeches to his after-dinner toasts has been meticulously typed out in advance, of course, but the pace will be hectic. As one member of the President's entourage summed it up: "If it's Thursday, this must be India."

Nixon has scheduled five of his seven stops in Asian capitals. In addition, he...

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