• Short Summary

    MICHIGAN GOVERNOR GEORGE ROMNEY, A CANDIDATE FOR THE UNITED STATES REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION, VISITED AMERICAN TROOPS OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY WHICH COINCIDED WITH HIS THREE-DAY TOUR OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

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    MICHIGAN GOVERNOR GEORGE ROMNEY, A CANDIDATE FOR THE UNITED STATES REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION, VISITED AMERICAN TROOPS OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY WHICH COINCIDED WITH HIS THREE-DAY TOUR OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

    MONDAY (25 DEC), CHRISTMAS DAY, FOUND MR. ROMNEY IN DANANG WHERE HE MET MILITARY PERSONNEL AND VISITED WOUNDED U.S. TROOPS IN HOSPITAL.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY (24 DEC) MR. ROMNEY SAID HE DID NOT THINK THAT THE UNITED STATES COULD ACCOMPLISH ITS OBJECTIVES IN VIETNAM BY MILITARY VICTORY ALONE.

    "WE COULD WIN AND HAVE A VACUUM HERE," ADDED MR. ROMNEY.

    ON TUESDAY (DEC 26) THE GOVERNOR WENT TO DALAT, 150 MILES (240 KMS) NORTHEAST OF SAIGON. HERE AFTER MEETING MONTAGNARD TRIBESMEN HE PRESENTED A CHEQUE FOR 35,000 DOLLARS (ABOUT GBP17,500 STERLING) TO A PROJECT RUN BY AN AMERICAN MEDICAL UNIT WORKING TO HELP THE TRIBESMEN FIGHT SICKNESS AND DISEASE.

    MR. RMONEY LEFT VIETNAM YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AND WILL GO ON TO SINGAPORE AND INDIA FROM DJAKARTA AND IS SCHEDULED TO STOP OVER IN PARIS BEFORE RETURNING TO THE UNITED STATES AT THE END OF HIS WORLD TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4H6P36KTWJJE3WN46PN10NFBH
    Media URN:
    VLVA4H6P36KTWJJE3WN46PN10NFBH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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