• Short Summary

    President Eisenhower was filmed June 17 at his weekly press conference in Washington.

    Apart from questions?

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    Transcript: President Eisenhower: "Well, certainly they have grown no brighter, unfortunately. There seems to be, if not an impasse, an unreadiness to discuss things that could be classed as giving us possibilities for fruitful negotiations at the summit, and therefore I'd say the prospects are no brighter at this moment"



    Ike: "Well, I hadn't thought of it as that, as a mechanism for re???tions



    I would say this: We would never lose any opportunity that would arise through the contact of any responsible official of any Government with his opposite number or with the other Government to bring about some advance. I understand, for example, Mr. Frol Koslov (Deputy Soviet Premier) is asking to see me, and I can certainly make an e engagement some way so he san some to see me.




    Initials KJ/RL



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    Background: President Eisenhower was filmed June 17 at his weekly press conference in Washington.

    Apart from questions about the air incident June 16 when Communist jet fighters attacked a US Navy patrol plane over the Sea of Japan, the press conference centred mainly on the Geneva conference.

    Asked whether prospects for a summit conference had grown dimmer the President said:
    Did he think that Vice-President Nixon's trip to Moscow next month might offer a new channel of negotiation if the Geneva talks failed? Ike:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4LOXIZ6C1NY6LKEK0UO9CWM47
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LOXIZ6C1NY6LKEK0UO9CWM47
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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