• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES MUST RECOGNISE THAT FRANCE AND GENERAL DE GAULLE HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY IN A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT, SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY SAID IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    SV PAN DOWN ELYSEE PALACE TO PRESS OUTSIDE
    0.12

    2.
    SV KENNEDY EMERGES AND ANSWERS PRESS QUESTIONS SOF
    1.28

    3.
    GV PRESS
    1.31

    4.
    SV KENNEDY PUSHES PAST PRESS TO CAR AND GETS IN
    1.48


    TRANSCRIPT:



    REPORTER: "CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR TALK WITH GENERAL DE GAULLE?"



    KENNEDY: "WELL, WE HAD A VERY INTERESTING CONVERSATION, VERY INFORMAL AND VERY INTERESTING TO ME. WE DISCUSSED PARTICULARLY PROBLEMS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA AND VIETNAM AND HIS IDEAS ABOUT THE FUTURE WERE VERY HELPFUL."



    REPORTER: "SENATOR, THE WHITE HOUSE HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT THAT THEY THOUGHT THAT YOUR REMARKS ABOUT FRANCE HAVING AN IMPORTANT PART TO PLAY IN BRINGING PEACE TO VIETNAM WAS A PIECE OF POLITENESS ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR YOUR VISIT TO PARIS. HAVE YOUR ANY COMMENT TO MAKE ON THAT."



    KENNEDY: "I THINK THAT WITHOUT ANY QUESTION FRANCE AND GENERAL DE GAULLE ARE GOING TO PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN SUCCESSFUL EFFORT THAT WE MAY HAVE IN FINDING A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE STRUGGLE IN VIETNAM AND IF THAT'S NOT RECOGNISED BY THE SPOKESMAN IN WASHINGTON THEN WE ARE IN GREAT DIFFICULTIES THAN I HAD THOUGHT.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE UNITED STATES MUST RECOGNISE THAT FRANCE AND GENERAL DE GAULLE HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY IN A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT, SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY SAID IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY). THE SENATOR WAS SPEAKING TO REPORTERS AFTER AN HOURS TALK WITH THE FRENCH PRESIDENT AT THE ELYSEE PALACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC4JDVG8K7TBPXFEOILSVHSXZ9
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4JDVG8K7TBPXFEOILSVHSXZ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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