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American Experience; Nixon; Kissinger departs Saigon

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10/23/1972

Kissinger departs Saigon just prior to "Peace is at hand" _-_ 1) Henry Kissinger out of limo, waves to reports, lots of smiles. _-_ 2) Henry Kissinger walking on airfield, hand shaking, over to reporters. Waves and onto plane. Plane taxis - seen against beautiful sky, clouds in background, US flag on tail. Good shot. _-_ 3) Car drives up. More smiles and hand shakes on field. Crowd includes Bunker, William Sullivan. Kissinger talks with Vietnamese official at some length. Hugs round waist. Feeling that something good is happening. Henry Kissinger laughing, to plane. More plane and sky.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

Kissinger departs Saigon

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

00:02:48

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Ambassadors
Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-
Airport
Diplomacy
Sullivan, William H. (William Healy), 1922-
Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United States--History, Military--20th century
Airplane
Diplomats
Locations
Saigon, South Vietnam
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Kissinger, Henry, 1923- ()
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; Kissinger departs Saigon,” 10/23/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8080424F8994FB48FB926E75DEBAB34.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; Kissinger departs Saigon.” 10/23/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8080424F8994FB48FB926E75DEBAB34>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; Kissinger departs Saigon. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8080424F8994FB48FB926E75DEBAB34
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