• Short Summary

    President Eisenhower, at his Washington Press Conference, Dec. 2, summed up the purpose of his forthcoming world tour: A mission "to search for peace".

  • Description

    President Eisenhower, at his Washington Press Conference, Dec. 2, summed up the purpose of his forthcoming world tour: A mission "to search for peace".

    Through his visit to 11 nations in Europe, Asia and Africa, he hopes to demonstrate the peaceful intentions of the United States. The conference, held two days before the President embarks on his journey, also covered the question of a revision of America's treaty with Japan.

    Speaking on this subject the President said:
    Talking of his forthcoming tour, President Eisenhower stressed his desire to clear up doubts about American sincerity in the pursuit of peace. From all reports, he said, there was a great deal of doubt in the minds of many people, including friends and allies.

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    Film ID:
    VLVALM0M0W3MLCTV3YI0YEDMU1D9
    Media URN:
    VLVALM0M0W3MLCTV3YI0YEDMU1D9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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