• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT MR HUBERT HUMPHREY, FLEW, INTO SAIGON ON THURSDAY TO HELP PUT INTO EFFECT THE PROGRAMME AGREED HONOLULU RECENTLY BETWEEN PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS.

  • Description

    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT MR HUBERT HUMPHREY, FLEW, INTO SAIGON ON THURSDAY TO HELP PUT INTO EFFECT THE PROGRAMME AGREED HONOLULU RECENTLY BETWEEN PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS.

    MR HUMPHREY ARRIVED AT SAIGON AIRPORT WITH THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL VAN THIEU AND PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY. THE AMERICAN VICE PRESIDENT AND THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS WERE RETURNING FROM THEIR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN HONOLULU WHERE IT WAS AGREED THAT THE UNITED STATES SHOULD BACK UP THEIR MILITARY EFFORT AGAINST THE VIETCONG WITH A PROGRAMME OF POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL REFORMS FOR WAR TORN VIETNAM.

    ON FRIDAY, MR HUMPHREY FLEW IN A ROCKET ARMED HELICOPTER TO GIA DINH, A VILLAGE SOME 5 MILE (8 KMS) NORTH OF SAIGON, TO INSPECT NEW LIVING QUARTERS BEING BUILT BY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT TO HOUSE REFUGEES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y87VRXOTHF167D7UT9R0H0DF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y87VRXOTHF167D7UT9R0H0DF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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