• Short Summary

    U.S.PRESIDENT LYNDON B.JOHNSON SIGNED THE CHAMIZAL TREATY ON FRIDAY (20 DEC) ENDING A CENTURY-OLD BOUNDARY?

  • Description

    1.
    LV WHITE HOUSE
    0.03

    2.
    MV PRESIDENT SHAKES HANDS WITH SENATORS & MEXICAN DELEGATION
    0.16

    3.
    CU RUSK & ANTONIO CARRILLO FLORES, AMBASSADOR (2 SHOTS)
    0.20

    4.
    MV PRESIDENT JOHNSON SIGNS TREATY AND HANDS OUT PENS
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: U.S.PRESIDENT LYNDON B.JOHNSON SIGNED THE CHAMIZAL TREATY ON FRIDAY (20 DEC) ENDING A CENTURY-OLD BOUNDARY DISPUTE BETWEEN THE U.S.AND MEXICO.MR.JOHNSON CALLED THE TREATY A SYMBOL OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    UNDER THE TREATY, 437 ACRES OF LAND IN EL PASO, TEXAS, WILL BE RETURNED TO MEXICO.MEXICO LOST THE LAND TO EL PASO IN THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY WHEN THE RIO GRANDE RIVER CHANGED ITS COURSE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7T0I9F8CM73HY1RL6BNVBG77B
    Media URN:
    VLVA7T0I9F8CM73HY1RL6BNVBG77B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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