• Short Summary

    The 101st Airborne Division is back at its home base of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, after war service in Vietnam.

  • Description

    The 101st Airborne Division is back at its home base of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, after war service in Vietnam.

    President Nixon ha intended to speak at the welcome celebrations, but the upsurge of military activity in South Vietnam forced a change of plan.

    Vice-President Spiro Agnew took the opportunity to praise the homecoming troops and pledge continuing support for South Vietnam is the struggle ahead.

    This film recorded by VISNEWS in New York, has commentary by National Broadcasting Company reporter Rebecca Bell, plus band music and part of Agnew's speech.

    SYNOPSIS: The fighting in Vietnam has cast a long shadow, one which reached an army camp in Kentucky where paratroops were celebrating their return home.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA12QKTDLMOPZV2LY5I959T2B8N
    Media URN:
    VLVA12QKTDLMOPZV2LY5I959T2B8N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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