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Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1970  (Estimated Year)
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Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2: A look back at the Cold War events and personalities that led to open & hostile escalation of American military intervention in Southeast Asia, 1970, culminating with the Inauguration of Richard Nixon. Both color & B&W footage included.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1952  (Estimated Year)
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B&W: MS Senator Richard Nixon holding arm of DWIGHT EISENHOWER at 1952 Republican National Convention, wife MAMIE EISENHOWER watching. MS Ike giving a speech at indoor rally. MS crowd of well-dressed African-Americans at outdoor rally, some looking angry. MSs Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon shaking hands on steps of airplane called the Dick Nixon Special; MCU supporter's sign: "I Like Ike and All-American Nixon." MSs Ike demonstrating how to cast fishing pole at country retreat; Ike almost clips Nixon with hook.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1963  (Estimated Year)
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B&W: MS/CUs President JOHN F. KENNEDY working w/ aides in Oval Office. MS of JFK at press conference: "If Laos fell into communist hands it would increase the danger along the northern frontiers of Thailand. We would put additional pressure in Cambodia and in South Vietnam."

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1960  (Estimated Year)
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Color: MS/TLSs of U.S. Army infantry soldiers carrying M-16 assault rifles trudging across a swampy rice paddy in Vietnam.

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1969  (Estimated Year)
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Color: MS President Richard Nixon delivering Inaugural Address, Jan 20, 1969: "The peace we seek to win is not victory over any other people. But the peace that comes with healing in its wings, with compassion for those who have suffered, with understanding for those who have opposed us, with the opportunity for all peoples of this earth to choose their own destiny."

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1969  (Estimated Year)
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Color: MS/CUs Cambodians gathered in crowd along road, some weeping, crying; MSs Cambodian refugees (many of them children) fleeing, some crying.

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1970  (Estimated Year)
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Color: Newsreel of U.S. backed military coup in Cambodia (rise of Lon Nol & the dawning of the Khmer Rouge); MS political prisoner being executed, shot by firing squad; MSs US-armed Cambodian forces smoking cigarettes, standing at leisure; TLSs US Army Huey helicopters landing in field; MSs US Army infantrymen fighting in Cambodia, firing M-16 and M-60 machine guns; MS/CUs wounded US GI screaming in pain.

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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1970  (Estimated Year)
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Color: TLS/MSs police thuggishly quelling anti-war protest, one officer beating repeatedly protester with club (seems this was shot outside the Pentagon).

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1970  (Estimated Year)
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DO NOT USE: Stills of Kent State University tragedy (woman screaming, guards firing, dead man)

Focus on the 70s - The Nixon Years - PT2

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Color: MS/CUs mourners (mostly senior citizens) gathered in Washington DC. MCU Senator EDWARD KENNEDY (Ted Kennedy) testifying to Senate Subcommittee: "It is no coincidence that the age of campus unrest coincides almost precisely with the escalation of American involvement in Vietnam. It is no coincidence that the killings at Kent State came hard on the heels of our invasion of Cambodia." Cut to TLS/MSs US Army infantry soldiers climbing rope ladders to CH-46 helicopter in Vietnam.