• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR WILSON, SPENT SEVERAL HOURS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) IN DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON ON A RANGE OF MATTERS, INCLUDING THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.

  • Description

    1.
    SV WILSON SHAKES HAND WITH JOHNSON
    0.05

    2.
    LV JOHNSON & WILSON UNDER FLAGS
    0.14

    3.
    LV TRUMPETERS
    0.16

    4.
    SV PART TWO LEADERS ENTER BUILDING
    0.24

    5.
    SV JOHNSON & WILSON SEATED
    0.29

    6.
    GV BOY SCOUTS
    0.30

    7.
    SV JOHNSON & WILSON WITH SCOUTS
    0.35

    8.
    GV SCOUTS
    0.40

    9.
    SV END OF CEREMONY
    0.42

    10.
    CU SIGN CBS
    0.45

    11.
    SV PAN WILSON & JOHNSON ENTER
    0.59

    12.
    SV WILSON
    1.04

    13.
    SV DITTO UP STEPS
    1.10

    14.
    CU LADYBIRD, WILSON & JOHNSON
    1.17

    15.
    LV CONCERT ROOM
    1.20

    16.
    SV LEADERS WITH LADIES
    1.30

    17.
    SV GUESTS ENTER CONCERT ROOM
    1.39

    18.
    CU SINGER
    1.55

    19.
    SV PIANIST
    1.57

    20.
    CU SINGER
    2.08



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    Background: THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR WILSON, SPENT SEVERAL HOURS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) IN DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON ON A RANGE OF MATTERS, INCLUDING THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND THE WORLD SITUATION GENERALLY.

    MR WILSON AND PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND REPORTED TO HAVE DISCUSSED THEIR PLANNED AFTER DINNER SPEECHES AT A WHITE HOUSE BANQUET, IN WHICH MR WILSON URGED THE UNITED STATES TO PURSUE THE POLICY OF RESTRAINING THE CONFLICT AND NOT ABANDON THE IDEA OF A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT.

    MR WILSON YESTERDAY FOUND TIME TO MEET A GROUP OF UNITED STATES BOY SCOUTS. HE SPENT SOME TIME WITH THE SCOUTS, TELLING OF HIS BOY SCOUTING EXPERIENCES.

    THE MAJOR IMPACT OF MR WILSON'S VISIT CAME LAST NIGHT DURING A WHITE HOUSE DINNER. HE ENDORSED PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S HANDLING OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT AND GAVE THE BRITISH GOVERNMENTS' BACKING TO THE UNITED STATES WHILE URGING THERE SHOULD BE NO ESCALATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8VBPOA2DS6ONZ0M6E4AO1W732
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VBPOA2DS6ONZ0M6E4AO1W732
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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