• Short Summary

    MR. BILLY GRAHAM, THE EVANGELIST, ARRIVED IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FOR A CHRISTMAS VISIT TO?

  • Description

    MR. BILLY GRAHAM, THE EVANGELIST, ARRIVED IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FOR A CHRISTMAS VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES TROOPS STATIONED IN SOUTH VIETNAM. HE PLANS TO SPEND CHRISTMAS NIGHT WITH THE TROOPS IN THE FIELD.

    MR. GRAHAM WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY AND BY LEADERS OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE PROTESTANT CHURCHES. AN ESCORT OF MILITARY JEEPS ACCOMPANIED HIS CAR WHEN HE LEFT THE AIRPORT.

    A NUMBER OF NEWSPAPERMEN WERE ALSO WAITING FOR THE PREACHER WHEN HE ARRIVED. "THEY MUST HAVE THOUGHT THAT I WAS BOB HOPE" HE SAID.

    MR. GRAHAM HAS IN SEVERAL PREVIOUS YEARS VISITED THE UNITED STATES TROOPS IN VIETNAM AT CHRISTMAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIIF8EG5QJPWFA9VDH6XMHYWC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIIF8EG5QJPWFA9VDH6XMHYWC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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