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

Part of The Vietnam Collection.

12/22/1968

Bob Hope Christmas Show, 1968. 1. Hope: "I planned to spend Christmas in the States, but I Can't stand violence." (25' SOF) 2. CU clapping, boot tapping, audience, various. (19' SOF) 3. General Abrams at mike with performers. Gives peace sign. GI with arm in plaster in FG, peace sign. Ann-Margaret gives peace sign with both hands. (29' SOF) 4. Cutaways, men (9' SOF)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 2 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

00:03:19

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Stand-up comedy
Military bases, American
Abrams, Creighton W. (Creighton Williams), 1914-1974
Ann-Margaret, 1941-
Vietnam (Republic)
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
Revues
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Locations
Long Binh, Vietnam
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Speaker)
Ann-Margaret, 1941- (Speaker)
Abrams, Creighton W. (Creighton Williams), 1914-1974 (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 2 of 2],” 12/22/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B98EE7FBC77A4A3CB8C2E8FDE0AA79BE.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 2 of 2].” 12/22/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B98EE7FBC77A4A3CB8C2E8FDE0AA79BE>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Bob Hope Christmas show [Part 2 of 2]. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B98EE7FBC77A4A3CB8C2E8FDE0AA79BE
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