• Short Summary

    President Nixon issued a blunt warning to Hanoi that United States bombers would smash North Vietnamese missile sites in retaliation to further attacks on American reconnaissance flights.

  • Description

    President Nixon issued a blunt warning to Hanoi that United States bombers would smash North Vietnamese missile sites in retaliation to further attacks on American reconnaissance flights. The President was speaking in Washington yesterday (Thursday) at his first televised news conference for nearly five months.

    Asked about the possibility of a Christmas truce in the fighting, President Nixon offered the prospect of short-duration, limited ceasefire. But he firmly rejected the idea of any extended, one-sided truce by the United States:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAMOHRQOOFIKCE0NBSE1K15B3F
    Media URN:
    VLVAMOHRQOOFIKCE0NBSE1K15B3F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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