• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS OF THE PHILIPPINES ARRIVED IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY (16 JULY) FOR A SURPRISE ONE-DAY VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS OF THE PHILIPPINES ARRIVED IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY (16 JULY) FOR A SURPRISE ONE-DAY VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM. A GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN SAID THAT THE PRESIDENT ONLY MADE THE DECISION TO COME LATE THE PREVIOUS NIGHT.

    PRESIDENT MARCOS WAS GREETED AT SAIGON'S AIRPORT BY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE, GENERAL PHAM XUAN CHIEU.

    HE THEN FLEW IMMEDIATELY TO TAY NINH PROVINCE NEAR THE CAMBODIAN BORDER TO VISIT THE PHILIPPINES CIVIC ACTION GROUP WORKING THERE.

    THE GROUP, CONSISTING OF DOCTORS AND ARMY ENGINEERS, IS HELPING WITH MEDICAL CARE FOR VIETNAMESE VILLAGERS AND BUILDING ROADS AND COMMUNICATIONS.

    THE PRESIDENT LEFT FOR MANILA AGAIN FOUR HOURS AFTER HIS ARRIVAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59MPCMHJ9RLXRT8WISYBOD609
    Media URN:
    VLVA59MPCMHJ9RLXRT8WISYBOD609
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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