• Short Summary

    A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE INVOLVING SENIOR UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND MILITARY OFFICIALS IS BEING HELD IN HONOLULU TO DISCUSS FUTURE AMERICAN STRATEGY IN THE FAR EAST.

  • Description

    A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE INVOLVING SENIOR UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND MILITARY OFFICIALS IS BEING HELD IN HONOLULU TO DISCUSS FUTURE AMERICAN STRATEGY IN THE FAR EAST. PRINCIPAL AMONG THE TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED IS EXPECTED TO BE THE QUESTION OF VIETNAM AND LAOS, THOUGH CAMBODIA, THAILAND AND MALAYSIA ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO BE ON THE AGENDA.

    DELEGATES FOR THE CONFERENCE ARRIVED IN HAWAII ON SUNDAY. FILM SHOWS THE ARRIVAL OF MR. DEAN RUSK, THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE AND MR. CABOT LODGE, THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO SAIGON WHO FLEW TOGETHER FROM SOUTH VIETNAM. THEY WERE GREETED BY ADMIRAL H.D. FELT, COMMANDER OF AMERICAN FORCES IN THE PACIFIC.

    MR. CABOT LODGE SPOKE ABOUT THE SITUATION IN SOUTH VIETNAM SOON AFTER ARRIVING IN HONOLULU. HE SAID THE CAUSE OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT WAS NOT HOPELESS AS SOME SUGGESTED: "WE'VE GOT A LOT OF CARDS ON OUR SIDE AND A LOT OF STRONG SUB-SURFACE FACTORS ARE WORKING IN OUR DIRECTION," HE SAID.

    THE CONFERENCE, WHICH IS BEING HELD IN PRIVATE, IS ALSO BEING ATTENDED BY MR. ROBERT MCNAMARA, THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF DEFENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA52AE3S7BUEGT3WTFLHS54G9IP
    Media URN:
    VLVA52AE3S7BUEGT3WTFLHS54G9IP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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