• Short Summary

    DOCTOR BENJAMIN SPOCK, THE NOTED CHILD-CARE EXPERT, YESTERDAY DESCRIBED THE UNITED STATES AS THE MOST DESPISED NATION ON EARTH.

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    SPOCK ON PLATFORM AND SPEAKING (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: SPOCK: "FURTHERMORE, AND THIS IS NOT PART OF THE CONSPIRACY WE'RE CHARGED WITH, BUT I THINK ALSO SHOULD BE REMEMBERED, WE NOT ONLY HAVE LEGAL AND MORAL OBJECTIONS, BUT WE THINK THIS WAS IS HURTING THE UNITED STATES THE WAY NOTHING HAS EVER HURT THE UNITED STATES BEFORE. THE UNITED STATES HAS LOST ITS LEADERSHIP OF THE FREE WORLD, AND WORSE THAN THAT THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WHO ARE REVOLTED AND DISGUSTED WITH THE UNITED STATES. WE ARE ONE OF THE MOST SCORNED NATIONS THAT'S EVER BEEN. I THINK THAT AT THE PRESENT TIME WE'RE ONLY SECOND TO HITLER GERMANY IN BEING DESPISED.




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    Background: DOCTOR BENJAMIN SPOCK, THE NOTED CHILD-CARE EXPERT, YESTERDAY DESCRIBED THE UNITED STATES AS THE MOST DESPISED NATION ON EARTH. HE HAS JUST BEEN CHARGED WITH CONSPIRING TO GET YOUNG MEN TO REFUSE TO BE DRAFTED INTO THE ARMED FORCES TO FIGHT IN VIETNAM.

    AT A MEETING IN NEW YORK DR. SPOCK HAD SOME HARSH WORDS FOR HIS HOMELAND...

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC8BULD0QUUXRMB66GSPWBA85O
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8BULD0QUUXRMB66GSPWBA85O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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