United States President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger talk to each other before their visit to Paris, France for the Paris Peace Accords attempting to end the Vietnam War. Close up views of both President Nixon and Dr Kissinger in the Oval Office discussing matters with each other at the President's desk. Next scene is in Paris: An aide puts documents on table in Communist Villa, Paris, prior to initialing them.
The U.S. Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger during his visit to Paris, France. Dr Kissinger and Vietnamese leader Le Duc Tho talk with an interpreter at 'Communist Villa' in Paris. Dr Kissinger and party sit at the conference table after Le Duc Tho and party sits. Duc Tho and aides observe the documents. Duc Tho signs the documents and then talks with Kissinger. Dr Kissinger and aides sign the documents. The two leaders stand together and shake hands with each other.
The U.S. Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger during his visit to Paris, France. Dr Kissinger and Vietnamese leader Le Duc Tho talk with an interpreter outside the 'Communist Villa' in Paris. Dr Kissinger, Duc Tho and aides stand near cars after signing a document. Cars of leaders parked outside the Communist Hall buildings. The leaders smile as Duc Tho gets inside his car.
Views of Paris prior to World War II. The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile (Arch of Triumph). The Tuileries gardens (Jardins des Tuileries) with bed of tulips in full bloom in foreground. The Eiffel Tower (la tour Eiffel). The fountain of River Commerce and Navigation at the Place de la Concord, Paris, with the Madeleine church (L'église de la Madeleine) directly behind, the Hotel de Crillon,barely seen at left, and its twin building, the French Naval Ministry, opposite, on the Rue Royale. People strolling and shopping on the Boulevard Haussmann. Awning of Les Deux Magots café and patrons seated at tables outside, in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris. People relaxing in the Tuileries gardens, with Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and Musée du Louvre in background. An artist at work, seated at a bench in the foreground. The west facade of Notre Dame Cathedral. Parisians looking at posters, reading in parks, visiting bookstores. Sign directing visitors to the Congres des Ecrivains (Congress of Writers) held at Maison de la Mutualité conference center at 24 Rue Saint-Victor, 5th arrondissement of Paris, France.in June, 1935. Several writers seated at a table with others standing around. Closeup of three. Closeup of British writer, Aldous Huxley, wearing eyeglasses. Two writers conversing. Scene shifts to Paris at night. Traffic on streets. Illuminated sign at Moulin Rouge cinema, topped with illuminated arms of a windmill. Sign of nightclub, Le Rat Mort, in Place Pigalle. Interior of a Paris nightclub with sophisticated clientele. French entertainer playing a guitar. An official posting an announcement called "Counseil de Revision," calling for conscription of citizens for military service. Parisians preparing defenses in the city, in front of the Eiffel Tower. Man deep in a trench preparing a shelter. Men carrying sandbags up a ladder to protect a national monument. Copy of the New York Times newspaper annnouncing the German attack on Poland. Copy of New York Daily News announcing fall of Holland. The New York World-Telegram paper announcing capitulation of France. German Panzer II tanks and motorcycle troops entering Paris. German infantry marching through the Arch of Triumph, on the Champs-Élysées. A Frenchman wiping his eyes as he watches the occupying troops. Hermann Goering with other officers riding in an open car along a Paris street. Closeup of Arch of Triumph. Adolf Hitler, accopanied by staff, looking at the Eiffel Tower. Nazi flag flying from the tower. Closeup of Hitler looking around. The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, DC. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in Academic garb, at the University of Virginia commencement ceremony, in Memorial Gymnasium, on June 10, 1940. (FDR's son Franklin Jr. was among the graduates assembled, from the UVA Law School). Roosevelt expresses American sympathy and support for nations invaded by the Nazis. American street scene. Women preparing gifts intended for France. A poster showing a French soldier, entitled: "Le Paquet Au Front." American draftees in training at an army post in the U.S. Smoke billowing from American industrial facilities. Workers at an American shipyard. View of warships under construction at the yard. A Huge gun barrel being moved on special rail dollies, in a U.S. arms factory. U.S. Navy F4U Corsair Production Line during World War II. M3 Lee medium tanks being manufactured in U.S. factory. Closeup of finished one being transported via transverse crane. M4 Sherman tanks moving on flat rail cars. A speeding steam locomotive pulling freight cars. Martin PBM-5 Mariner in flight over an Atlantic convoy carrying war materiel to the United Kingdom. Sailor wearing headset, standing near depth charges at stern of a ship. British Naval Ensign flying from mast of a ship.
The U.S. Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger and Vietnamese leader Le Duc Tho sign and international treaty in Paris, France. Dr Kissinger, Ambassador Sullivan and party sit at the treaty table in the 'Communist Villa'. Le Duc Tho arrives with aides and waves towards the press box. Dr Kissinger signs the treaty documents. Tho prepares to sign. Press photographers take photos of both parties signing the treaty document. North Vietnamese delegation at the meeting. Big chandeliers light the hall.
The U.S. Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger addresses a press conference after signing a peace agreement in Paris, France. Dr Kissinger arrives at a press conference and takes his chair. He talks to press photographers about the happenings of the peace talks, ceasefire in Vietnam and troops withdrawal from Laos and Cambodia. He expresses satisfaction on the progress of treaty and resuming peace conditions in Vietnam. Press photographers take photos and make notes of Kissinger's speech. He speaks about the cease fire agreement, need for free elections and resumption of peace.