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American Experience; Nixon; Nixon visits USMC in Vietnam

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09/04/1965

Nixon visits US Marine Corps in Vietnam on fact finding mission. _-_ 1. Helicopter coming in, peasants waiting. Nixon with soda bottle in hand, laughing with Marine, and seen with group of Vietnamese. One close-up of Nixon. (22') _-_ 2. Wide shot of gathering and banner (Dong Bao Xa - Hoa - Lac, Chao Mung Cuu Pho Tong Thong Nixon) _-_ 3. Nixon and reporter by jeep, United States Marine Corps, troops. Row of jeeps moves off, hills in background, helicopters landing. (41')


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Nixon visits USMC in Vietnam

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

00:03:46

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Soldiers
United States--Politics and government
Village communities
War and society
Coca-Cola Company
Vietnam (Republic)
War and family
Helicopters
United States. Marine Corps
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Commando automobile
Da Nang (Vietnam)
Army of the Republic of Vietnam
Locations
Le My, New Da Nang, Vietnam
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 ()
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; Nixon visits USMC in Vietnam,” 09/04/1965, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F4C71C86A6E481383BAFD6A7523BB2F.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Nixon visits USMC in Vietnam.” 09/04/1965. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F4C71C86A6E481383BAFD6A7523BB2F>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Nixon visits USMC in Vietnam. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F4C71C86A6E481383BAFD6A7523BB2F
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