Footage Farm is a historical audio-visual library. The footage in this video constitutes an unedited historical document and has been uploaded for research purposes. Some viewers may find the archive material upsetting. Footage Farm does not condone the views expressed in this video.
For broadcast quality material of this clip or to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at email@example.com Footage Farm is a historical audio-visual library. The footage in this video constitutes an unedited historical document and has been uploaded for research purposes. Some viewers may find the archive material upsetting. Footage Farm does not condone the views expressed in this video.
If you wish to acquire broadcast quality material of this reel or want to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
[1969 – Color, President Nixon: Midway Island Meeting w/ Vietnam’s President Thieu, 08Jun69]
Slate: 08Jun69 Camera B.J. Ladwig.
18:41:52 LS of artillery firing salute, largely blocked by parked airplane.
18:42:10 Officers saluting w/ Marine band playing on tarmac. Honor guards. Marines at attention behind officers.
18:42:45 Albatross landing on tarmac & walking across, then running. LS Presidential Air Force One landing, taxiing.
18:44:14 MS Marines at parade rest, attention. MCU plane steps & President Nixon, Secretary of State Rogers, Admiral John McCain Jr., COMCHIEFPAC, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird down steps, shaking hands w/ military Station’s Commanding officer. Walk across tarmac towards camera w/ Ehrlichman, Henry Kissinger, Henry Cabot Lodge & others following. Nixon onto viewing stand, facing military band playing.
18:47:25 MCU Marines at attention, parade rest, Nixon off platform & walks to entrance of Midway US Naval Air Station. LS over heads of military & spectators w/ Nixon shaking hands. Still photographer moved back behind rope.
18:49:35 CU Nixon walking up to crowd including Pan American Stewardesses (?) w/ Rogers & Ehrlichman behind him.
18:49:55 Nixon (from behind) watching arrival of Pan American Aviation plane w/ US & Vietnamese flags outside cockpit windows. Nixon walks to plane, President NGUYEN VAN THIEU & party down steps, greeted by Nixon, handshaking.
18:51:06 MS walking across tarmac towards camera. Henry Cabot Lodge & others greeting Thieu. Thieu & Nixon talking.
18:51:51 Nixon & Thieu onto reviewing stand; Navy sailors in dress whites at attention. Marine Corps band playing; Nixon follows Thieu off stand.
18:52:33 Walking past, reviewing troops.
Diplomacy; Vietnam War; 1969; Ceremony;
NOTE: Sold at per reel rate.
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk