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    PROTESTS ABOUT AIR STRIKES AGAINST NORTH VIETNAM ARE CONTINUING IN THE CAPITAL, HANOI; BUT IN THE UNITED STATES, PRESIDENT JOHNSON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) SAID THAT HE WAS PREPARED FOR "UNCONDITIONAL DISCUSSION" AIMED AT A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

  • Description

    PROTESTS ABOUT AIR STRIKES AGAINST NORTH VIETNAM ARE CONTINUING IN THE CAPITAL, HANOI; BUT IN THE UNITED STATES, PRESIDENT JOHNSON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) SAID THAT HE WAS PREPARED FOR "UNCONDITIONAL DISCUSSION" AIMED AT A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

    MORE THAN 2,000 PERSONS, INCLUDING NORTH VIETNAMESE, CHINESE, NORTH KOREAN, YUGOSLAVIAN, INDONESIAN AND ONE RUSSIAN STUDENT, TOOK PART; THEY PLEDGED THEIR SUPPORT TO THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE LIBERATION FRONT AND SAID THEY WOULD FIGHT AGAINST AMERICAN IMPERIALISM TO THEIR LAST DROP OF BLOOD.

    STUDENTS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, WHO HAVE BEEN STUDYING IN THE NORTH, ADVOCATED CLOSER CO-OPERATION WITH NORTH VIETNAM IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE U.S.

    AT THE JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY IN BALTIMORE, USA, PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON TODAY ADDRESSED A NATION-WIDE TELEVISION AND RADIO AUDIENCE ON THE SOUTH VIETNAM SITUATION.HE SAID THAT A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT WAS THE ONLY PATH FOR REASONABLE MEN, AND ADDED THAT IF PEACE WAS ACHIEVED HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD ADVANCE A 1,000 MILLION DOLLAR AID PROGRAMME FOR SOUTH EAST ASIA.

    HE INDICATED HOWEVER THAT UNTIL "THAT BRIGHT AND NECESSARY DAY OF PEACE" THE AMERICANS WOULD "TRY TO KEEP THE CONFLICT FROM SPREADING".PRESIDENT JOHNSON GAVE AS THE BASIS FOR A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT "AN INDEPENDENT SOUTH VIETNAM - SECURELY GUARANTEED AND ABLE TO SHAPE ITS OWN RELATIONSHIPS TO ALL OTHERS - FREE FROM OUTSIDE INTERFERENCE - TIED TO NO ALLIANCE - A MILITARY BASE FOR NO OTHER COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6W39UMUKY4XLGYPFS2C8K23KT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6W39UMUKY4XLGYPFS2C8K23KT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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