• Short Summary

    America declares war on North Vietnam as response to sea attacks

  • Description

    Washington, United States of America

    VS. President Johnson addressing press. He talks about an act of aggression against American naval strength in the Gulf of Tonkin. North Vietnamese attack on American ships and he says that America doesn't want anything but peace and it isn't a show of strength. The orders to retaliate were given by himself. CU. Seal of the President of the United States. MS. Sound recordists at their equipment. MS. News cameraman at his camera. MS. Two press photographers. (Quote from speech: It is my conviction that firmness in the right is indispensable today for peace. That firmness will always be measured, it's mission is peace"). (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2693.17
    Media URN:
    79862
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:50:00 / 01:58:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 3919 A

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