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American Experience; Nixon; Capitol dome sunset, 1969

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

10/15/1969

Capitol Dome at sunset, before candlelight march for Vietnam Moratorium (7' silent).


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Capitol dome sunset, 1969

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In this three-hour presentation, Richard Nixon's life and political career are reassessed primarily by those who knew him best. The program chronicles his life from boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, through his days as a young Congressman to his presidency where he astounded the nation with his foreign policy initiatives and then left office in disgrace.

Duration

00:00:53

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States
Sun--Rising and setting
Georgetown University
Student protesters
Washington (D.C.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Vietnam Moratorium, 1969
Candles
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
Rights Summary

Footage courtesy of ABC News Rights Holder: ABC News VideoSource (http://abcnews.go.com)

Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Nixon; Capitol dome sunset, 1969,” 10/15/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A20B3BDF180416486A98A0139F22731.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Capitol dome sunset, 1969.” 10/15/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A20B3BDF180416486A98A0139F22731>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Capitol dome sunset, 1969. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A20B3BDF180416486A98A0139F22731
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