J. William Fulbright, Senator from Arkansas, USA, was present when 'USS Little Rock' (named for?
LV 'USS Little Rock'
SCU Senator J. William Fulbright speaks during ceremony
CU Sign "USS Little Rock, Guided Missile Light Cruiser"
SV Senator Fulbright speaks
SV Officers of 'USS Little Rock'
ANGLE SHOT..crew on deck
ANGLE SHOT:: Marines salute American flag
TV Spectators applaud
ANGLE SHOT:. crew on deck
REAR V... 'USS Little Rock'
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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.