View of boat in water. Aerial view of Thailand. President and Mrs. Johnson greeted by King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit at Bangkok. Military band playing music. Queen Sirikit and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson getting in a car followed by President Johnson and King Bhumibol. Procession of cars passing on road. Hoardings of President and Mrs. Johnson and Grand Palace complex shown. President and Mrs. Johnson with King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit arriving for State Dinner. President and others in Chakri Throne Hall of Grand Palace. View of Thai classical dancers dancing at National Theater. President and wife sailing in royal motor boat and a man rowing boat. People giving gifts to Mrs. Johnson. President Johnson shaking hands with students from car window. Crowd of students holding American and Thai flags as the procession of cars passes by. President in a factory and receiving doctorate in political science at a university. View of Thai ladies bowing President Johnson.
Director of Peace Corps Robert Sargent Shriver in Washington DC. Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. is interviewed as he prepares to leave his office. Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. shows slogans on a board. The slogans are 'Nice guys don't win ball games' and 'There is no place on the club for good losers'. He talks about the beginning of the United States Peace Corps (USPC) and its objectives. He talks about a musical instrument. He shows another musical instrument with an autograph of the President of Guinea, Africa. He shows a glass replica of a Buddhist temple (WAT) from the University of Bangkok and a honorary degree, Doctor of Political Science. Excerpt from a speech by the Foreign Minister of Thailand in his tribute to the USPC. He talks about his experiences as the Director of Peace Corps and works of the USPC.
Japanese forces entering Thailand, December,1941, in World War 2. Views of trucks filled with Japanese troops making their way through the countryside and into the capital, Bangkok. Japanese flags are visible many places. Japanese troops take up positions throughout the city. A Japanese soldier distributes leaflets to a crowd of local people. Among landmarks seen in the capital, Bangkok, are the Democracy monument and the American Consulate. (Note: Thailand declared war on the United States,January 25, 1942. After brief incarceration, the U.S.Ambassador, Willys R. Peck, left Thailand on June 29, 1942.)
United States airmen from Takhli RTAFB sightseeing in Bangkok, Thailand during the Vietnam War. United states Air Force personnel on R&R in Bangkok. They visit temple Wat Arun which is located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. They take pictures. They climb up the stairs of Wat Arun temple. Boats in the river with the temple in the foreground. Tourists sightseeing around the temple.
Places in Nha Trang and Bangkok. The street of Nha Trang, Vietnam. Local Vietnamese women with children. Women in coolie hats sell goods on the roadside. The vegetable market. Pedestrians and cyclists on the street. Buildings and stores in the commercial district. A jewelry store. Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. The streets of Bangkok. A temple and ground in the city. Soldiers click pictures. Shrines and statues in temples. New hotels including the Ra-Jah Hotel and the Nana Hotel. Cars parked at the entrance to the hotels.
Premier of the movie 'The Ugly American' in Bangkok, Thailand. Hollywood star Marlon Brando and producer-director George Englund arrive in Bangkok for the premier of the movie. They get off a plane and are being welcomed as photographers take pictures. President Milton Rackmill and Vice President Americo Aboaf of the Universal Pictures at the airport. A large number of distinguished guests at the premier of the movie. King Bhumibol and Queen Sirkit arrive for the premier.