• Short Summary

    SHORTLY BEFORE PRESIDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) THAT THE U.S. NAVAL BASE AT GUANTANAMO, CUBA,?

  • Description

    1.
    CU DEPARTMENT OF STATE PAN TO BUILDING.
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    2.
    LV DEAN RUSK SEATED AT DESK.
    0.18

    3.
    CU RUSK SPEAKS (S.O.F.)
    0.57


    "I'M GOING TO SAY THAT WE HAVE NOTICED CUBAN BROADCASTS WHICH SUGGEST A CONCERTED CAMPAIGN AGAINST OUR PRESENCE IN GUANTANAMO. THE BASIC FACT IS THAT WE ARE IN GUANTANAMO AND WE'LL REMAIN THEREFOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. THESE ARRANGEMENTS CANNOT BE ABROGATED EXCEPT WITH THE CONSENT OF BOTH PARTIES. WE SHALL CERTAINLY NOT DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF GUANTANAMO WITH A REGIME WHICH DOES NOT SPEAK FOR THE CUBAN PEOPLE, WHICH HAS BEEN UNANIMOUSLY CONDEMNED BY THE GOVERNMENTS OF THIS HEMISPHERE, AND WHICH DEMONSTRATES, BOTH IN WORDS AND ACTION, ITS HOSTILITY TOWARDS ITS NEIGHBOURS."




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    Background: SHORTLY BEFORE PRESIDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) THAT THE U.S. NAVAL BASE AT GUANTANAMO, CUBA, WOULD BE MADE SELF-SUFFICIENT IN ITS WATER SUPPLY AND OTHER NEEDS, MR. RUSK, THE U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE, SPOKE ABOUT THE GUANTANAMO BASE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON.

    HE SAID TI WAS CLEAR THAT THE ATTEMPT BY THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT TO LINK THE ARREST OF CUBAN FISHERMEN IN AMERICAN TERRITORIAL WATERS WITH THE WATER SUPPLY TO GUANTANAMO WAS "MISCHIEVOUS AND UNPRODUCTIVE." IT WAS ENTIRELY INADMISSIBLE TO THE UNITED STATES. HE WENT ON:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2BRBNP6UZ6YJI6Y93DS4VT99L
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BRBNP6UZ6YJI6Y93DS4VT99L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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