• Short Summary

    The newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge arrived here this morning for his second?

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    1.
    SECURITY CHECK, PRESSMEN INCLUDED AT AIRPORT (SEVERAL)


    2.
    CU RIOT POLICE (PAN)


    3.
    SECURITY POLICE FOREGROUND WITH AMBASSADOR LODGES PLANE TAXIING INTO SAIGON AIRPORT


    4.
    DEPUTY AMBASSADOR JOHNSON TO AIRCRAFT


    5.
    LODGE COMING DOWN PLANE, GREETED BY JOHNSON, SERVICE CHIEFS & MEMBERS OF DIPLOMATIC CORPS.


    6.
    LODGE & PARTY TO VIP LOUNGE


    7.
    LODGE MEETS PRESS


    8.
    LODGE OUT OF VIP LOUNGE, INTO CAR - DRIVES AWAY




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge arrived here this morning for his second tour of duty. It was one week less than two years ago that Lodge first came here to take up the same post which he filled for ten eventful months.

    Lodge replaces Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor who resigned the Ambassadorship two and a half months ago because he said he had agreed to serve for one year and "for personal reasons."
    When Lodge left Vietnam in June 1964 he did so in order to return to the United States and work for Governor Scranton (Pennsylvania) unsuccessful bid for presidency (Republican).

    Following last years election campaign, Mr. Lodge has been on extensive tours in both Asia and Europe to explain President Johnsons policy in the Republic of Vietnam's war against "communist aggression."
    Members of Diplomatic Corps & Service Chiefs were on hand to welcome Lodge. No rpt No big ceremonial welcome by UN Government. Premier Ky was not rpt not on hand to welcome Lodge.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6GHDBRQSQF3D0HKPGG8U3HDZ7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GHDBRQSQF3D0HKPGG8U3HDZ7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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