• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DEFENSIVE INSTALLATIONS THAT COULD DESTROY BOMB-CARRYING SATELLITES IN SPACE, AND OF A NEW RADAR SYSTEM THAT CAN PEER OVER THE HORIZON TO SPOT ATTACKING MISSILES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DEFENSIVE INSTALLATIONS THAT COULD DESTROY BOMB-CARRYING SATELLITES IN SPACE, AND OF A NEW RADAR SYSTEM THAT CAN PEER OVER THE HORIZON TO SPOT ATTACKING MISSILES.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS SPEAKING TO A CROWD OF ABOUT 4,000 FROM THE STEPS OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE IN SACRAMENTO. HIS STOP THERE WAS PART OF A TWO-DAY TOUR OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. IN HIS SPEECH, MARKING THE 177TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION, HE WARNED ADVERSARIES OF THE UNITED STATES NOT TO MAKE THE GRAVE MISCALCULATIONS HITLER AND DR CASTRO MADE ABOUT THE COUNTRY AT ELECTION TIME. THERE MUST BE NO SUCH MISCALCULATION IN 1964.

    MOVING ON TO THE SUBJECT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, THE PRESIDENT REVEALED THE EXISTENCE OF THE NEW DEFENCE INSTALLATIONS:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADK2BU65BZ8FOJ0P9YFO7352F
    Media URN:
    VLVADK2BU65BZ8FOJ0P9YFO7352F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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