• Short Summary

    United States Defence Secretary, Elliot Richardson said on Tuesday (April 3) that continued bombing in both South and North Vietnam could not be ruled out in future to meet infiltration and achieve a lasting ceasefire.

  • Description

    United States Defence Secretary, Elliot Richardson said on Tuesday (April 3) that continued bombing in both South and North Vietnam could not be ruled out in future to meet infiltration and achieve a lasting ceasefire.

    Mr. Richardson made the statement to newsmen in Washington after testifying before the Defence Appropriations Sub-Committee of the House of Representatives.

    He told the sub-committee meeting that the United States would have to consider supporting South Vietnam with air power if there were a large spring invasion from the North.

    This film includes two questions and Mr. Richardson's answers during his impromptu press conference. A transcript of his remarks follows:
    SYNOPSIS: United States Defence Secretary, Elliot Richardson told newsmen on Tuesday that bombing might be used again in South Vietnam:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA40QKHUT7RCBMNZHQS0MQEVLMG
    Media URN:
    VLVA40QKHUT7RCBMNZHQS0MQEVLMG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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