• Short Summary

    THE NEW UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR HENRY CABOT LODGE, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL DIRECTORY, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU.

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    LODGE ARRIVING AT GENERAL THIEU'S PALACE AND PRESENTING CREDENTIALS, LODGE INTRODUCING EMBASSY STAFF.




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    Background: THE NEW UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR HENRY CABOT LODGE, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL DIRECTORY, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU.

    MR LODGE SUCCEEDS GENERAL MAXWELL TAYLOR WHO VACATED THE OFFICE A FEW WEEKS AGO AFTER SERVING AS AMBASSADOR IN THE TROUBLED SOUTH EAST ASIAN NATION FOR A YEAR.

    MR LODGE HAS ARRIVED IN SOUTH VIETNAM WHEN UNITED STATES TROOPS SEEM TO BE HAVING SOME SUCCESS IN THE FIGHTING AGAINST THE NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY (VIET CONG).

    HE IS AN EXPERT ON SOUTH EAST ASIAN AFFAIRS AND HAS PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM.

    MR LODGE PRESENTED MEMBERS OF HIS EMBASSY TO GENERAL THIEU WHEN HE SHOWED HIS CREDENTIALS YESTERDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADUHQ23ZXSZ4GSSFGZ9SM4J42F
    Media URN:
    VLVADUHQ23ZXSZ4GSSFGZ9SM4J42F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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