• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON, WARNING AGAINST MISCALCULATION OF AMERICAN STRENGTH, SAID IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THAT THE NATION WOULD PAY "ANY PRICE" TO ENSURE FREEDOM.

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    PRESIDENT JOHNSON ADDRESSING A GROUP OF BOY SCOUTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON.



    TRANSCRIPT: PRESIDENT JOHNSON: "OVER THE YEARS OF THIS CENTURY, MEN ABROAD - AND SOME AT HOME - HAVE MADE GREAT MISTAKES IN MISCALCULATING THE CHARACTER AND STRENGTH AND FORTITUDE OF AMERICA'S YOUTH. I HOPE THAT NONE TODAY -- ANYWHERE -- WILL REPEAT THAT MISCALCULATION ABOUT OUR YOUTH OR ABOUT OUR NATION. WE LOVE PEACE. WE SHALL DO ALL WE CAN IN HONOUR TO PRESERVE IT - FOR OURSELVES AND FOR ALL MANKIND. BUT WE LOVE LIBERTY MORE AND WE SHALL TAKE UP ANY CHALLENGE, ANSWER ANY THREAT, PAY ANY PRICE TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT FREEDOM SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THIS EARTH".




    Initials PC/TELERECORDING/JM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT JOHNSON, WARNING AGAINST MISCALCULATION OF AMERICAN STRENGTH, SAID IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THAT THE NATION WOULD PAY "ANY PRICE" TO ENSURE FREEDOM.MR.JOHNSON WAS SPEAKING AT THE WHITE HOUSE TO A GROUP OF BOY SCOUTS IN CONNECTION WITH BOY SCOUT WEEK.BUT HIS WORDS - PARTICULARLY IN VIEW OF THE PRESENT SITUATION IN VIETNAM - WERE FELT TO BE AIMED MORE AT THE WORLD THAN HIS IMMEDIATE AUDIENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5P7IEHAVAHHUDTCCZFYIUYC3Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA5P7IEHAVAHHUDTCCZFYIUYC3Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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