• Short Summary

    SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER, IN A SPEECH AT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ATTACKED PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND HIS ADMINISTRATION FOR THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARDS DEFENCE.

  • Description

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    GV CROWD.
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    2.
    SV GOLDWATER SPEAKING
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    3.
    SCU GOLDWATER SPEAKS SOF
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    4.
    BV DITTO (SOF)
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    5.
    CU GOLDWATER ENDS SPEECH (SOF)
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    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: SENATOR GOLDWATER: "WE WANT AN AMERICAN STRONG IN PURPOSE AND STRONG IN WILL - STRENGTH DEEPLY HELD AND WISELY DISPLAYED - BUT SELDOM PUT TO USE.... AND I MIGHT ADD THAT MORAL STRENGTH AND SPIRITUAL STRENGTH ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT TO A NATION AS ITS MILITARY AND ECONOMIC STRENGTH.



    (APPLAUSE)



    NOW THE INTERIM, PRESIDENT AND HIS SPURIOUS CREW - THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS AND THIS IS THE TRAGEDY OF THE DAY. THEY CAN'T DEFEND THIS NATION AGAINST COMMUNIST BULLIES BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW BULLIES WHEN THEY SEE THEM (APPLAUSE) THEY ARE PLAINLY AND SIMPLY - AND I DON'T CARE WHAT HORATIUS ... HUBERT HORATIUS ADA SAYS ....(APPLAUSE) ... THEY'RE SOFT ON COMMUNISM...




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    EDITORS: FIRST 13 SECONDS OF SOUND NOT TO BE USED-FOR GUIDANCE ONLY.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SENATOR BARRY GOLDWATER, IN A SPEECH AT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ATTACKED PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND HIS ADMINISTRATION FOR THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARDS DEFENCE. THE SENATOR TOLD AND EXCITED CROWD THAT PRESIDENT JOHNSON WAS LETTING AMERICAN MILITARY STRENGTH RUN DOWN. HE SAID THAT, SHOULD THIS TREND CONTINUE, THE ENEMY MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE UNITED STATES, AS THE SENATOR SAYS THEY DID DURING THREE WARS UNDER DEMOCRATIC SAYS WORLD WARS I AND II, AND KOREA.

    THE SENATOR, WHO IS THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION NEXT MONTH TOLD THE CROWD.

    THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN HAS REACHED ITS HALF-WAY STAGE AND OPINION POLLS IN THE UNITED STATES STILL SHOT. SENATOR GOLDWATER TO BE TRAILING WELL BEHIND PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6HKNRRBWOXAWK4JEIJERDO27W
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HKNRRBWOXAWK4JEIJERDO27W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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