• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON OF THE UNITED STATES AGAIN CALLED ON NORTH VIETNAM TO JOIN TALKS TO END THE VIETNAM CONFLICT HE VISITED THE CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY IN BANGKOK, THAILAND, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON OF THE UNITED STATES AGAIN CALLED ON NORTH VIETNAM TO JOIN TALKS TO END THE VIETNAM CONFLICT HE VISITED THE CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY IN BANGKOK, THAILAND, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY). HE WAS ADDRESSING STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY, WHERE HE RECEIVED AN HONORARY DEGREE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE.

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON TOLD THE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS HE THOUGHT THERE WAS REASON FOR PRIDE IN THE RECORD OF HIS COUNTRY IN PROVIDING ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE TO OTHER NATIONS. HE PRAISED THAILAND'S PROGRESS IN EDUCATION, CITING HOW THE LITERACY RATE HAD BEEN RAISED FROM 29 PER CENT 45 YEARS AGO TO CLOSE TO 75 PER CENT.

    (DURING HIS TOUR OF THE UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT JOHNSON VISITED THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF THE SOUTH EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO). THE PRESIDENT IS NOW COMPLETING HIS TOUR OF PACIFIC AND SOUTH EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES, WHICH INCLUDED THE SEVEN-NATION SUMMIT CONFERENCE IN MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES, ON THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEJRWFBG7N596SCKHVKPU9DJ2P
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJRWFBG7N596SCKHVKPU9DJ2P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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