90005_6203_11.mov

90005_6203_11

Various shots of antennae and radar dishes moving into place. Cuts to high aerial shot of an American Naval ship and its wake. Men inside the ship. Communications experts wearing headsets sit at large consoles with typewriters and radio equipment. News is received on teletype machines. Cut to press conference footage of President Lyndon Johnson announcing the request of the Vietnamese to meet with the US in Paris to discuss armistice. VO of Johnson's public address cut with footage of LBJ discussing the matter with his cabinet in the White House.

1960s
Color
Not Explicit