• Short Summary

    MR ALEXIS JOHNSON, WHO IS TO BE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS IN PRESIDENT-ELECT RICHARD NIXON'S ADMINISTRATION, ARRIVED IN SAIGON FROM JAPAN LAST WEDNESDAY (15 JANUARY).

  • Description

    MR ALEXIS JOHNSON, WHO IS TO BE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS IN PRESIDENT-ELECT RICHARD NIXON'S ADMINISTRATION, ARRIVED IN SAIGON FROM JAPAN LAST WEDNESDAY (15 JANUARY).

    AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET MR. JOHNSON WAS MR. ELLSWORTH BUNKER, THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM. OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AND TOP-RANKING SOUTH VIETNAMESE OFFICIALS WERE ALSO ON HAND TO MEET MR. JOHNSON.

    PRIOR TO HIS DEPARTURE FROM THE AIRPORT, MR. JOHNSON GAVE A BRIEF PRESS CONFERENCE FOR THE NEWSMEN PRESENT.

    MR. JOHNSON HAS BEEN THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS. HE HAS ALSO SERVED AS DEPUTY UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS.

    DURING HIS STAY IN SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. JOHNSON WILL CONFER WITH TOP AMERICAN AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE OFFICIALS ON THE SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RI84S7JH22C3Y4QGFBVLY17U
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RI84S7JH22C3Y4QGFBVLY17U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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