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American Experience; Nixon; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 1 of 2]

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

12/22/1968

1. Girls in pink surround Hope in top hat. Big gesture. (13' SOF) 2. Ann-Margret in mini dress and white boots gyrating and singing. Rocking, sexy, noisy. Different songs (none complete). Men in audience, dancing, clapping. AM and Hope at microphone. (67' SOF) 3. Group on stage, Close shot of bare legs and miniskirts, moving. MP in foreground. Crutches. "I'm glad, I'm glad, I'm glad, I'm glad, I'm glad." (50' SOF) 4. Cutaways of laughing men. Big wide shot of audience. (10' SOF)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 1 of 2]

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

00:03:05

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Ann-Margret, 1941-
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
Revues
Military bases, American
Vietnam (Republic)
Stand-up comedy
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Locations
Long Binh, Vietnam
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Ann-Margret, 1941- (Speaker)
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Speaker)
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; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 1 of 2],” 12/22/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_517F24B0067F4C9A8A2377470F2058C9.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 1 of 2].” 12/22/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_517F24B0067F4C9A8A2377470F2058C9>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 1 of 2]. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_517F24B0067F4C9A8A2377470F2058C9
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