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American Experience; Nixon; Haig goes to Cambodia, 1972

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

11/14/1972

Haig leaves Vietnam for Cambodia. Breakfast meeting (November 13) at White House. Alexander Haig, Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon, William Rogers, Melvin Laird; and strolling outside White House. Haig boards plane in Vietnam. Bunker. (25', silent / sound on film) 2.Nixon, Haig, Laird walking outside.(13', silent)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Haig goes to Cambodia, 1972

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

01:01:22

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-
Laird, Melvin R.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
White House
Vietnam (Republic)
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Washington (D.C.)
Rogers, William P. (William Pierce), 1913-2001
Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-
Locations
White House, Washington, DC; Vietnam
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Laird, Melvin R. ()
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 ()
Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894- ()
Rogers, William P. (William Pierce), 1913-2001 ()
Kissinger, Henry, 1923- ()
Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924- ()
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; Haig goes to Cambodia, 1972,” 11/14/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B97B04000C498089E1ECE499852F5E.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Haig goes to Cambodia, 1972.” 11/14/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B97B04000C498089E1ECE499852F5E>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Haig goes to Cambodia, 1972. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B97B04000C498089E1ECE499852F5E
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