• Short Summary

    American Embassy officials and foreign diplomats gathered at Saigon's Tan Son Hhut airport on Tuesday (17 July) to welcome the new United States Ambassador, Mr.

  • Description

    American Embassy officials and foreign diplomats gathered at Saigon's Tan Son Hhut airport on Tuesday (17 July) to welcome the new United States Ambassador, Mr. Graham Martin, to South Vietnam.

    Mr. Martin, who succeeded Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker, arrived in a special Untied States Air Force jet.

    A Foreign Service official since 21947, Mr. Martin has held a series of posts in europe, specialising in economic and regional affairs.

    He is no stranger to Asia, however. From 1963 until 1967 he served as the Untied States Ambassador to Thailand. He holds the State Department's Distinguished Honour Award, the highest recognition given by the Department for individual contributions of national or international significance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAAXYEFER8ZZGEGUEPK7LEI7CR
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAXYEFER8ZZGEGUEPK7LEI7CR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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