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American Experience; Nixon; Cambodia: Congress reacts

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

05/11/1970

Senator Stennis defending Nixon's move into Cambodia, two cuts.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Cambodia: Congress reacts

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

00:03:32

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Bombing, Aerial
Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995
Washington (D.C.)
Press conferences
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns--Cambodia
United States--Politics and government
International relations
United States--History, Military--20th century
Cambodia--History--Civil War, 1970-1975
Executive power
Politics and war
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
United States--Armed Forces
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995 (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; Cambodia: Congress reacts,” 05/11/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AC24D8D91B54A1492F47AED00118892.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Cambodia: Congress reacts.” 05/11/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AC24D8D91B54A1492F47AED00118892>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Cambodia: Congress reacts. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AC24D8D91B54A1492F47AED00118892
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