• Short Summary

    AMERICAN DEFENCE SECRETARY CLARK CLIFFORD YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) COFFERED WITH SOUTH VIETNAM'S THREE TO LEADERS-- PRESIDENT NGUYEN VAN THIEU, VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY AND PRIME MINISTER TRAN VAN HOUNG.

  • Description

    AMERICAN DEFENCE SECRETARY CLARK CLIFFORD YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) COFFERED WITH SOUTH VIETNAM'S THREE TO LEADERS-- PRESIDENT NGUYEN VAN THIEU, VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY AND PRIME MINISTER TRAN VAN HOUNG. THE MEETINGS, ON THE THIRD DAY OF MR. CLIFFORD'S VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM. WERE TO PREPARE FOR THE COMING TALKS IN HONULULU BETWEEN RESIDENT THIEU AND PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

    OTHER AMERICAN OFFICIALS AT THE MEETING INCLUDED THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, ELLSWORTH BUNKER; AMERICAN CAN FIELD COMMANDER , GENERALS CREIGHTON, ABRAMS; GENERAL EARLE WHEELER, CHAIRMAN OF THE AMERICAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, AND MR. WILLIAM MUDY OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT.

    IT WAS MR. CLIFFORD'S FIRST VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM SINCE TO SOUTH VIETNAM SINCE HIS APPOINTMENT, AND TIGHT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE IN EVIDENCE.

    A BRIEF STATEMENT ISSUED AFTER THE MEETING SAID PRESIDENT THIEU AND MR. CLIFFORD HAD DISCUSSED A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS IN PREPARATION FOR THE HONOLULU CONFERENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TG8SF39PIW8Z6SG536WOIXV3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TG8SF39PIW8Z6SG536WOIXV3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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