• Short Summary

    THE SAIGON OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AID) IS THE HUB OF THE LARGEST SUCH PROJECT IN THE WORLD.

  • Description


    REX ELLIS NARRATES. EXTERIOR OF AID BUILDING. INTERIOR OF OFFICES. SOF BITE OF ROBERT MOSSLER, ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR, SAYING HE HAS FAITH THAT ACTION WILL BE TAKEN TO RESTORE BUDGET. SOF OF MISS LYNN MUIRHEAD, AN EXECUTIVE SECRETARY SAYING EVERY THING WILL WORK OUT FOR THE BETTER. MORE SHOTS OF OFFICE ACTIVITY AND ELLIS DOES ON CAMERA CLOSER.




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    Background: THE SAIGON OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AID) IS THE HUB OF THE LARGEST SUCH PROJECT IN THE WORLD. A STAFF OF 1,600 AMERICANS AND HUNDREDS MORE VIETNAMESE ARE RUNNING A PROGRAM TO PUT VIETNAM BACK ON ITS FEET. THESE PEOPLE WERE ASTONISHED WHEN THE SENATE VOTED TO REJECT THE FOREIGN AID BILL, WHICH, IN VIETNAM, INVOLVED AN ANNUAL PROGRAM OF HALF A BILLION DOLLARS. BUT THE STAFF DID NOT PANIC. IT KEPT ON DOING BUSINESS AS USUAL IN A MOOD OF QUIET OPTIMISM. THE PEOPLE FEEL THEY, AND VIETNAM, WILL NOT BE LEFT STRANDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA42ZCEGLLJ0S1UZ4XEP23OGBM8
    Media URN:
    VLVA42ZCEGLLJ0S1UZ4XEP23OGBM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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