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    Saigon August 29, 1965.- Retired air force major general Lansdale (Edward G.Lansdale) who was the?

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    MS.CU Air Vietnam plane arrived from Hong Kong



    MS.CU Lansdale get out of the plane



    MS.CU Welcomed him at the airport are M. Zorthian manager of Saigon T.U.S.P.A.O. and Mr. Hickman, press attache to US embassy



    MS.CU Lansdale at the Saigon airport



    MS.CU He is surrounded by newsmen



    MS.CU He gives a press conference at the airport



    MS.CU Lansdale with newsman at VIP hall



    MS Views of the airport during his arrival



    MS Saigon airport and VIP hall




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    Background: Saigon August 29, 1965.- Retired air force major general Lansdale (Edward G.Lansdale) who was the model for the legendary colonel Hillandale in the movie entitled The Ugly American, has been appointed as special advisor for US ambassador to Vietnam, Mr.Henri Cabot Lodge.Lansdale was very known in Asia and South East Asis as an asian affairs expert and anti guerrilla technician, was one time advisor for Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay and manoeuver for Vietnam president Ngo Dinh Diem to the pinnacle of power.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1M801I49WR8VS9JGMF07GOP83
    Media URN:
    VLVA1M801I49WR8VS9JGMF07GOP83
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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