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General Haig at NATO command point opening

Title
General Haig at NATO command point opening
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
11 Apr 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Jon Snow reports on NATO Supreme Commander General Alexander Haig arriving at High Wycombe for inauguration of a NATO command point for all United Kingdom air force operations within NATO (band heard). Also on his knowledge of a secret agreement between the USA and South Vietnam in 1973. Includes press conference where Haig answers questions on Vietnam agreement and the NATO command point.
Contributors
Alexander Haig; Jon Snow
Keywords
USA; UK; Vietnam War (1945-1975); NATO; Richard Nixon; Presidents; Alexander Haig; High Wycombe; Bilateral relations; Military bases

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