U.S. President Nixon greeting South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu and officials on Midway Island during Vietnam War.
Midway Island Date:1969, June 8 Duration:2 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. President Richard Nixon and South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu on Midway Island during the Vietnam War. President Nixon standing with an officer on an airfield. A Pan American aircraft taxiing on the airfield. The aircraft taxiing into a parking area. A crowd gathered on the airfield. President Nixon and naval officer walking towards the ramp of the aircraft. A group of station officers in white uniforms beside the aircraft. President of South Vietnam Nguyen Van Thieu and other officials debarking from the aircraft. President Nixon greeting the officials at the base of the ramp. People taking pictures of the event. President Nixon and President Thieu with the officials walking away from the aircraft. President Nixon introduces American officials to President Thieu. President Thieu shakes hands with the officials. The Presidents talking. The officials standing beside them. Both the Presidents get on to a speaker's stand to receive honors. The Presidents standing at attention on the stand. Honor guards coming to present arms. U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guards present arms. A band master directing a U.S. Marine Corps band. The station officers saluting. President Nixon and President Thieu leave the stand to inspect the honor guards. The Presidents with a U.S. Marine Corps officer inspecting the honor guards.
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