• Short Summary

    President Eisenhower June 20 ended his Pacific tour with a flying visit to battlefields of the Korean war.

  • Description

    President Eisenhower June 20 ended his Pacific tour with a flying visit to battlefields of the Korean war. He want by helicopter to a Korean army headquarters 3 miles south of the 38th parallel and 13 miles from the demarcation line, and addressed both South Korean and United Nations troops, taking the salute at a march-past and laying a wreath at the Unknown Soldier's Monument.

    Before leaving the same day for Honolulu he reaffirmed US support for South Korea in an address to the national Assembly and discussed a South Korean request for increased economic and military aid from America at a meeting with acting Premier Huh Chug.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA37NJN2Y97Q7B4JXLATY8V8VHI
    Media URN:
    VLVA37NJN2Y97Q7B4JXLATY8V8VHI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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