• Short Summary

    GENERAL HAROLD JOHNSON, THE UNITED STATES ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, ARRIVED IN SAIGON, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    MS TAYLOR, (LEFT) AND WESTMORELAND (RIGHT) AND OTHER AMERICAN MILITARY PERSONNEL WAITING AT THE SAIGON AIRPORT
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS GANGWAY BEING WHEELED TO PLANE
    4 ft

    3.
    MS TAYLOR AND OTHERS UP GANGWAY TO GREET JOHNSON
    7 ft

    4.
    MCU CUTAWAY OF AMERICAN MILITARY PERSONNEL
    9 ft

    5.
    MS TAYLOR, JOHNSON AND OTHERS DOWN GANGWAY
    10 1/2 ft

    6.
    CU JOHNSON TALKS TO MILITARY PERSONNEL
    14 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS ARMED SOLDIER OUTSIDE AIRPORT RECEPTION ROOM
    16 ft

    8.
    MS JOHNSON (CENTRE) TALKS TO NEWSMEN
    18 1/2 ft

    9.
    MS CUTAWAY OF PHOTOGRAPHERS
    20 ft

    10.
    MS JOHNSON TALKS TO NEWSMEN
    22 ft

    11.
    CU JOHNSON
    23 1/2 ft

    12.
    MS CUTAWAY OF PHOTOGRAPHERS
    25 ft

    13.
    CU JOHNSON
    29 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: GENERAL HAROLD JOHNSON, THE UNITED STATES ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, ARRIVED IN SAIGON, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).DURING HIS FIVE-DAY VISIT, HE WILL VISIT AMERICAN MILITARY UNITS AND SEE HOW THE PEOPLE ARE MATCHING THEMSELVES TO THE NEW CHANGES IN THE VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT AND THE MILITARY COMMAND STRUCTURE.

    AMONG THE MANY HIGH-RANKING AMERICAN PERSONNEL TO GREET HIM WERE GENERAL MAXWELL TAYLOR, THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR AND GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, THE COMMANDER OF AMERICAN MILITARY UNITS IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

    STRICT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE TAKEN BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS OUTSIDE THE AIRPORT RECEPTION ROOM WHEN GENERAL JOHNSON WAS TALKING TO NEWSMEN.THIS IS HIS SECOND VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM.HIS FIRST WAS IN DECEMBER, LAST YEAR.

    GENERAL JOHNSON IS ACCOMPANIED BY TOP LEADERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY.TO NEWSMEN, HE SAID: "WE ARE TO HAVE A WIDE LOOK AT SOME OF THE THINGS RELATING TO THE AMERICAN ARMY AND TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MEN IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8O1L6BJUQWJ2P9M2N0VBIWIM0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8O1L6BJUQWJ2P9M2N0VBIWIM0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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