• Short Summary

    RETURNING TO WASHINGTON AFTER PAYING A CALL ON EX-PRESIDENT EISENSHOWER, SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER SPOKE BRIEFLY TO PRESS MEN AT GETTYSBURG AIRPORT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    AERIAL VIEW GETTYSBURG.
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    2.
    SC.V. GETTYSBURG AIRPORT GOLDWATER & MILLER STANDING BY MICROPHONES ANSWERING REPORTERS QUESTIONS.
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    3.
    CV GOLDWATER QUESTION IS ASKED ABOUT K.K. GOLDWATER ANSWERS S.O.F. STARTS "WELL I WANT TO DEFEND MR. MILLER......... S.O.F. ENDS.... THE KU KLUX KLAN."
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    TRANSCRIPT: REPORTER: "A WEEK AGO MR. MILLER SEEMED TO INDICATE IN AN ANSWER TO A QUESTION THAT HE WAS NOT UNHAPPY WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE KLAN LEADERS. WHAT IS YOUR FEELING ON THIS? THE HEAR OF THE GEORGIA KLAN CAME OUT ON YOUR TICKET. DO YOU EXPECT THEIR SUPPORT?"



    GOLDWATER: "WELL, I WANT TO DEFEND MR. MILLER. HE NEVER ACCEPTED THE SUPPORT OF THE KLAN, NOR DID I. IN FACT IT WAS ONE MAN, ONE MEMBER OF THE KLAN, SAYING HE WAS GOING TO VOTE FOR US AND THE NEXT DAY THE KLAN ITSELF REPUDIATED THAT MEMBER. WE DON'T WANT THE BACKING OF THE KU KLUX KLAN AND I DON'T THINK WE'RE GOING TO GET IT. IT'S BEEN A DEMOCRATIC ORGANISATION ALL ITS HISTORY".



    MILLER: "SINCE MY NAME HAS BEEN USED I'D LIKE TO ADD THAT I MADE THAT VERY SAME STATEMENT. AND IT WAS PRINTED THIS MORNING IN THE WASHINGTON POST -- ON PAGE ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST AS A MATTER OF FACT, IN WHICH I SAID I DIDN'T SEEK OR WANT SUPPORT OF THE KU KLUX KLAN".




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: RETURNING TO WASHINGTON AFTER PAYING A CALL ON EX-PRESIDENT EISENSHOWER, SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER SPOKE BRIEFLY TO PRESS MEN AT GETTYSBURG AIRPORT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY). AMONG THE QUESTIONS ASKED WAS ONE CONCERNING SUPPORT SUPPOSEDLY BEING GIVEN TO HIS VICE PRESIDENTIAL RUNNING MATE, WILLIAM MILLER, BY MEMBERS OF THE KU KLUX KLAN:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACZP12OTBUZ4VCXWK5LS4KRDSW
    Media URN:
    VLVACZP12OTBUZ4VCXWK5LS4KRDSW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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