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    DEFENSE SECRETARY DESIGNATE JAMES SCHLESINGER OFFICIATED AT MONDAYS MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES AT ARLINGTON CEMETARY HONOURING AMERICAN WAR DEAD.

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    WS ROMOR GXXX HONOUR GUARD, '03:5-XXX RPT THIS LINE



    WE HONOUR GUARD, SPECTATORS, SCHESLINGER PLACING WREATH AT TOMB OF UNKNOWN, SHOTS SPECTATORS AND GRIZZLED VETS WATCHING AS SCHLESINGER SPEAKS, SCHLESINGER MAKING REMARKS NOTED ABOVE.




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    58 ft devmagcolpos and one fullcoat to vis In atin prod controller
    LN: FILMED MAY 28, 1973, ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETARY, WASHINGTON. UP FOLLOWS PROD2130, MAY 28TH. THIS WILL GIVE YOU LOOK AT JAMES M. SCHLESINGER, FORMER HEAD OF CIA (A SHORT STINT AFTER REPLACING RICHARD HELMS). PLS NOTE HE HAS TO BE CONFIRMED BY CONGRESS
    NO TAPES IN THIS VERSION.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DEFENSE SECRETARY DESIGNATE JAMES SCHLESINGER OFFICIATED AT MONDAYS MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES AT ARLINGTON CEMETARY HONOURING AMERICAN WAR DEAD. IN THIS SPEECH TO A RAINSOAKED CROWD OF ABOUT 300 PEOPLE, HE WARNED AGAINST THE CURRENT +FASHIONABLE+ ATTITUDE BY MANY OF +DEBUNKING+ PATRIOTISM AND LOVE OF ONES COUNTRY...THAT WARS WERE A GRIM NECESSITY AT BEST, THAT NO NATIONAL CAN LONG SURVIVE IN AN ATMOSPHERE PREVALENT WITH CYNICISM AND SCORN OF VALUES AND IDEALS, DEBUNKING PATRICTIS...PATRIOTIC SENTIMENT SHOULD BE HONOURED NOT SCORNED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HOPD9EIF2BCU27RBWCOMVH5G
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HOPD9EIF2BCU27RBWCOMVH5G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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