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Focus on the 60s - Lyndon Johnson is re-elected, initiates the Johnson Doctrine, thereby sending troops to quell Communist insurrection in the Dominican Republic and also escalating Vietnam conflict; the Tet Offensive; LBJ drops out of the presidential race after losing to Eugene McCarthy in the New Hampshire primary; the 1968 Democratic National Convention fiasco; Richard Nixon is elected President, reduces troop ceiling in Vietnam, promises peace.

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DO NOT USE Opening Titile Sequence

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(B&W) Tilting TLS Capitol Dome, American flag flying from front. MS of President LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON (LBJ) delivering Inaugural Address, Jan 20, 1965: "If American lives must end & America's treasure be spilled in countries that we barely know, then that is the price that change has demanded of conviction & of our enduring government."

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Cut to TLSs street conflict in the Dominican Republic between Communists and ruling military government. Cut to MS President Lyndon Johnson speaking at White House press conference, enuciating the Johnson Doctrine: "We can not, must not, and will not permit the establishment of another communist government in the western hemisphere. We know that many who are now in revolt do not seek a communist tyranny." Cut to MS/TLSs U.S. Marines in combat gear including flak jackets acting in the Dominican Republic, establishing order, climbing buildings, running along empty streets.

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(B&W) U.S. troops fighting in Vietnam: TLS field artillery gun firing; MS infantry soldier firing short round bazooka; LS soldiers advancing through rice paddy, one of whom falls, perhaps hit; MS Caucasian & African-American army soldiers patroling, passing village hut. Cut to MSs President Johnson & First Lady Lady Bird Johnson greeting wounded soldiers (some on stretchers) returning home; she kisses their cheek, he shakes their hand, unless the soldier is black, in which case they merely watch on.

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DO NOT USE TV newscast of a search and destroy mission in Vietnam.

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(Color) Panning LSs Douglas A-1 propeller fighter bombers dropping naplam on a Vietnamese jungle, creating large phosphorous flashes. MSs US infantry soldier hoisting an M-60 machine gun over his head while wading through thick brush, then stalking through jungle. TLSs U.S. marines advancing through a cleared village; MS marine firing .45 calibre handgun. Aerial of American soldiers deploying from UH-1 Huey helicopter on mountain in Vietnam, Huey taking off. Aerial two CH-47 Chinook helicopters in rice paddy. Aerial several Ch-47 & UH-1 helos in rice paddy. TLSs UH-1 attack helicopter gunship flying toward cam. MSs side door machine gunners firing on paddies. Air to air shots of Hueys flying over Vietnam. Military. Vietnam war. Combat. Battle. Weapons.

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DO NOT USE (Color) Stills of anti-war protesters in the United States.

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(Color) Tet Offensive, 1968: panning CU South Vietnamese ARVN soldier walking with M-16 rifle; MS ARVN soldiers in tiger camoflague crouched behind half-wall, firing M-16 rifle; panning MS ARVN & U.S. Marines engaged in combat on roof of building; TLS troops courched behind armored personnel carrier (APC); MS two Marines leaping for cover while trying to recover body of fallen comrade. CU Senator EUGENE MCCARTHY (D-MN) speaking out against the war: "The failure of war has come to replace the successes we beginning to gain in the field of peace." MCU President LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON (LBJ) announcing his exit from the presidential campaign in national address, Mar 31, 1968: "I do not believe that I should devote an hour or a day of my time to any personal partisan causes or to any duties other than the awesome duties of this office. Accordingly, I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your President."

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(Color) TLS/MSs of the ruckus (riot) in Grant Park between Chicago police, Yippies and anti-war demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention, 1968. MSs Senator ABRAHAM RIBICOFF (D-NY) speaking at the DNC, denouncing Daley's aggressiveness against demonstrators: "How hard it is to accept the truth." "With George McGovern as President of the United States we wouldn't have to have to stop those gestapo tactics in the streets of Chicago." MS of Chicago Mayor RICHARD J. DALEY yelling obscenities at Sen. Ribicoff. Zooming shot Vice-President HUBERT H. HUMPHREY "proudly" accepting the Democratic nomination. TLS of RICHARD NIXON talking to a camera crew. MS of third party candidate GEORGE WALLACE at the stump, talking about money interests.

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DO NOT USE (Color) Still of the White House, South Lawn, water fountains in midground.

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(Color) MS of President RICHARD NIXON speaking at press conference: "I have decided to reduce the authorized troop ceiling in Vietnam to 484,000 by December 15. This compares with the ceiling of 549,500 which existed when this administration took office. Under the newly authorized troop ceiling a minimum of 60,000 troops will have been withdrawn from Vietnam by December 15th." Cut to MS President Nixon at the stump at White House Christmas tree lighting ceremony, 1969: "But above everything else... Our wish, our prayer is for peace... That's what we believe in and that is what we shall have." LS White House Christmas tree being lit.