• Short Summary

    J. William Fulbright, Senator from Arkansas, USA, was present when 'USS Little Rock' (named for?

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    LV 'USS Little Rock'
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    SCU Senator J. William Fulbright speaks during ceremony
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    CU Sign "USS Little Rock, Guided Missile Light Cruiser"
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    SV Senator Fulbright speaks
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    SV Officers of 'USS Little Rock'
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    ANGLE SHOT..crew on deck
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    ANGLE SHOT:: Marines salute American flag
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    TV Spectators applaud
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    ANGLE SHOT:. crew on deck
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    REAR V... 'USS Little Rock'
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: J. William Fulbright, Senator from Arkansas, USA, was present when 'USS Little Rock' (named for the capital of Arkansas State) was re-commissioned as a guided missile light cruiser, Philadelphia, June 3.

    Conversion of 'USS Little Rock' - first built in 1945 - took 3 years; her principle armament is the supersonic 'Talos' missile, the US Navy's longest range surface-to-air missile designed to bring down enemy aircraft; in practice shoots it has destroyed planes 65 miles off.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA596246NB5N25U1K8HG67W1LT7
    Media URN:
    VLVA596246NB5N25U1K8HG67W1LT7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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