• Short Summary

    U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW FLEW OUT OF THE BIG MILITARY BASE AT BIEN HOA TODAY?

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    1.
    GV INDEPENDENCE PALACE ZOOM INTO ARMED GUARD ON ROOF
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    2.
    GV BAND
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    3.
    MV AGNEW GREETED BY KY
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    4.
    STV BAND PLAYING NATIONAL ANTHEM
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    5.
    SV KY AND AGNEW TAKE SALUTE
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    6.
    CU VIETNAMESE FLAG
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    7.
    STV AGNEW & KY INSPECT GUARD
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    8.
    SV GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND PRES. THIEU LOOK ON
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    9.
    SV SOLDIERS
    0.56

    10.
    MV THIEU, AGNEW AND KY EMERGE AFTER TALKS - THIEU SAYS GOODBYE AT TOP OF STEPS
    1.21

    11.
    STV ARMED GUARD
    1.25

    12.
    SV KY AND AGNEW SHAKE HANDS THEN AGNEW BOARDS HELICOPTER
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    13.
    GV INDEPENDENCE PALACE
    1.37

    14.
    GV HELICOPTER UP AND AWAY
    1.49



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT SPIRO AGNEW FLEW OUT OF THE BIG MILITARY BASE AT BIEN HOA TODAY (FRIDAY) T THE END OF A 24-HOUR VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM, WHICH INCLUDED AN UNPRECEDENTED OVERNIGHT STOP IN SAIGON AND A MEETING WITH SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AT INDEPENDENCE PALACE.

    PREVIOUS U.S. PRESIDENTS OF VICE-PRESIDENTS VISITING THE WAR ZONE, HAVE MADE ONLY FLEETING TRIPS DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS, MAINLY FOR SECURITY REASONS. IN A WRITTEN STATEMENT HANDED TO NEWSMEN BEFORE THE LEFT FOR TAIPEI - THIRD LEG OF HIS 24-DAY ASIAN OUR - MR. AGNEW SAID HIS TALKS WITH SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS HAD "CONFIRMED TO HIM THE WISDOM OF U.S. POLICY" AND THAT THE ONLY ROAD TO PEACE "WAS THROUGH A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT."
    THE VICE-PRESIDENT MET WITH SOUTH VIETNAM'S PRESIDENT NGUYEN VAN THIEU, VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY, PRIME MINISTER TRAN THIEN KHIEM AND OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2KL99B0Z50FLNTIHK5TMNTMBF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2KL99B0Z50FLNTIHK5TMNTMBF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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