• Short Summary

    U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE OF DEAN RUSK APPEARED ON THE N.B.C. TELEVISION NETWORK ON JANUARY?

  • Description

    U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE OF DEAN RUSK APPEARED ON THE N.B.C. TELEVISION NETWORK ON JANUARY 14 TO MAKE THE FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT BY A MAJOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL ON THE PANAMA SITUATION. HE SAID THE UNAUTHORIZED DISPLAY OF A U.S. FLAG BY A GROUP OF STUDENTS AT BALBOA HIGH SCHOOL HAD BEEN MERELY A PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST THE CANAL ZONE GOVERNOR'S BAN ON DISPLAYING THE U.S. FLAG UNLESS THE PANAMANIAN FLAG WERE ALSO DISPLAYED. RUSK, SPEAKING TO N.B.C. NEWSMAN MARTIN AGRONSKY, SAID THAT NATIVE PANAMANIANS SYMPATHETIC TO THE CUBAN REGIME OF FIDEL CASTRO HAD CAPITALIZED ON THE STUDENTS' ACTION AND HAD INCITED THE ENSUING VIOLENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBV2FM4FDXWHWDHS80PYZOOFP
    Media URN:
    VLVACBV2FM4FDXWHWDHS80PYZOOFP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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