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American Experience; Nixon; Anti-Sihanouk demonstration

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

04/05/1970

Demonstration against Sihanouk. 1. Demonstrators, men waving from trucks along street. Soldiers in jeeps. Students enlisting in military, men boarding trucks with bags. Enlistees wave as truck moves off. (50' sound on film) 2. Men marching, putting up posters, anti- Vietcong. Violent images. Chalking slogans on pavement. More of recruits. _-_ 3. More of marchers, posters, Buddhist monk. Violent graphic images, red-painted posters, such as rear view of naked woman: "Go Home, Vietcong!" (64' silent)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Anti-Sihanouk demonstration

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

00:04:16

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Norodom Sihanouk, Prince, 1922-
Mat tran dan toc giai phong mien nam Viet Nam
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Cambodia
College students
Buddhist monks
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
Graffiti
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976
Recruiting and enlistment
Commando automobile
Political posters
Cambodia--History--Civil War, 1970-1975
Cambodia
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
Locations
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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; Anti-Sihanouk demonstration,” 04/05/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A15D8914E4A4473814CE7E7360D181E.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Anti-Sihanouk demonstration.” 04/05/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A15D8914E4A4473814CE7E7360D181E>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Anti-Sihanouk demonstration. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A15D8914E4A4473814CE7E7360D181E
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