• Short Summary

    Announcer explains that Mr Johnson spoke at a banquet sponsored by the National Trade Union Council for Human Rights of the Jewish Labour Committee.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Banquet in progress. Guest applaud
    4 ft

    2.
    SCU George Meaney
    10 ft

    3.
    SV Cameramen
    11 ft

    4.
    SCU Johnson
    28 ft

    5.
    ZOOM back to guests applauding. Johnson in background
    30 ft

    6.
    MV Same
    31 ft

    7.
    ZOOM in to Johnson
    38 ft

    8.
    CU Johnson
    64 ft

    9.
    GV Banquet
    66 ft

    10.
    MV Banquet
    69 ft

    11.
    CU Announcer
    72 ft


    TRANSCRIPT



    Johnson :- 'And now the struggle for progress and reform in America has never been easy, and George Meaney will testify to that. And I can tell you tonight that it's not easy going now. On the one had is the old coalition of stand-backers and nay-sayers. They never wanted to do anything, but this year they say they can't do it because of Vietnam. Well that's just pure bunk. This crowd was against progress before Vietnam. They're against progress tonight, and they'll be against progress tomorrow, and they'll be against it when the war is over and when it's nothing but a dead memory. And far off at the other end of the political spectrum there are those who say "What America has built is rotten. So let's tear it apart" And I say they're wrong now. They'll be wrong tomorrow. And I came to New York to tell you and to tell the country tonight that we can meet our commitments and we can keep our word at home and abroad, and we will'




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    DES COULD WE HAVE THIS SECTION PRINTED UP QUICKLY WITH THE ??? LBJ STORY
    THIS SHOTLIST IS INTENDED AS A GUIDE ONLY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Announcer explains that Mr Johnson spoke at a banquet sponsored by the National Trade Union Council for Human Rights of the Jewish Labour Committee. The banquet was held in honour of A.F.L. T.I.L. President, George Meaney.

    Announcer says that the President flew immediately back to Washington. Tomorrow he would leave on a 2 day tour of 5 military bases in 4 states. On Friday he would pass the night aboard the aircraft carrier Enterprise of the coast of California.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA32AN3F584BNY05J8KJTCYRDMU
    Media URN:
    VLVA32AN3F584BNY05J8KJTCYRDMU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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