• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR HUBERT HUMPHREY FLEW INTO SAIGON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND STRESSED HIS MISSION WAS TO GIVE PERSONAL IMPETUS TO THE NEW AMERICAN DRIVE TO BACK UP THE MILITARY EFFORT AGAINST THE VIETCONG.

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    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR HUBERT HUMPHREY FLEW INTO SAIGON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND STRESSED HIS MISSION WAS TO GIVE PERSONAL IMPETUS TO THE NEW AMERICAN DRIVE TO BACK UP THE MILITARY EFFORT AGAINST THE VIETCONG.

    VICE-PRESIDENT HUMPHREY ASSURED SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS THAT PLANS FOR AND ECONOMIC REVOLUTION IN SOUTH VIETNAM WOULD PROVIDE A DYNAMIC AND LASTING ANSWER TO THE "FALSE PROMISE OF COMMUNISM". AMERICA'S PURPOSE IN VIETNAM, HE SAID WAS TO PREVENT THE SUCCESS OF AGGRESSION AND TO BUILD A SOCIETY BASED ON THE PRINCIPLE OF POLITICAL FREEDOM AND SELF-DETERMINATION, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    TODAY (FRIDAY) TWO ROCKET ARMED HELICOPTERS STOOD BY TO ESCORT VICE-PRESIDENT HUMPHREY ON A TRIP INTO THE WAR TORN COUNTRY BORDERING SAIGON. HE PLANS TO INSPECT SEVERAL CIVIL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9D5S48TIWIWU2V8C9TN50GSQO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9D5S48TIWIWU2V8C9TN50GSQO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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