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Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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493242_1_1
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1970  (Estimated Year)
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00:07:58 - 00:11:47
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1155
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Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3: President Richard Nixon visits the communist nations of China and the Soviet Union while the war in Vietnam escalates. Both color & B&W footage included.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_2
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1970  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:07:58 - 00:08:38
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1155
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Color: Great traveling MS Communist Chinese soldiers pointing & aiming rifles affixed with bayonets at camera. MSs Red Chinese (PRC) soldiers working with quarterstaves & armor. President RICHARD NIXON and First Lady PAT NIXON visiting China, Feb, 1972: MSs First Couple alighting Air Force One, shaking hands with Premier CHOU EN-LAI in Peking; MS Richard Nixon & Chou En-Lai inspecting Red Guard, Chinese troops.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_3
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1970  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:08:38 - 00:09:13
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HD:
1155
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B&W: MSs Richard Nixon meeting, shaking hands with aged Chairman MAO TSE-TUNG (Mao Zedong), Chou En-Lai and National Security Advisor HENRY KISSINGER watching, later sharing a big laugh with Nixon. Color: MS Dick Nixon & Chou En-Lai toasting each other at formal event, newsreel film & video camera abounding; Chou toasts Pat Nixon.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_4
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1970  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:09:13 - 00:09:46
Tape Master:
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1155
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Color: MSs U.S. Marines and South Vietnamese ARVN soldiers fighting NVA forces (these particular shots are actually from Tet offensive in 1968); TLSs American A-1 H Skyraider fighter bombers dumping napalm bombs in Vietnam (phosphorescent flash, explosion); MS body in bodybag; MSs mass of Vietnamese refugees walking along road w/ what little they have left.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_5
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1972  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:09:46 - 00:10:38
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1155
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Color: Aerials of American naval ships creating a sea blockade, mining Haiphong Harbor, attempting to shut out North Vietnamese supply lines; aerial of CH-53 helicopter in flight. MS Senator GEORGE MCGOVERN (D-SD) talking on phone in office, denouncing Nixon's actions w/out telling Congress (violation of War Powers Act): "Who would have imagined that in May 1972, instead of moving towards an end, the war would have taken another turn towards an even more disastrous escalation." C/as more shots of blockade. "From all indications the President thinks he can take a step like that w/out so much as a glance at Capitol Hill. He's behaving more like a king acting from divine right than the leader of free society."

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_6
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1972  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:10:38 - 00:11:14
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Original Film:
HD:
1155
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Color: TLS US Army infantry unit deploying from Huey helicopter in Vietnam; MSs soldiers engaged in combat in jungles & fields; advancing, firing M-16 and M-60 guns; firing mortars; TLSs Hueys landing in field, infantry soldiers deploying.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT3

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Audio:
Location:
493242_1_7
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1972  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:11:14 - 00:11:47
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1155
N/A
President RICHARD NIXON visits the Soviet Union, May 1972: TLS Nixon walking with Premier ALEXEI KOSYGIN; TLS Nixon inspecting Red Guard; MS Nixon & Secretary of State William Rogers meeting, talking, drinking champagne with Soviet General Secretary LEONID BREZHNEV & Alexei Kosygin; TLS Nixon & Kosygin reviewing marching Soviet troops.