The Resource John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962, WPA Film Library, (electronic resource/)

John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962, WPA Film Library, (electronic resource/)

Label
John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962
Title
John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962
Statement of responsibility
WPA Film Library
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
At a press conference in 1962, President John F. Kennedy was asked to explain the virtual "press blackout" regarding military operations in South Vietnam. President Kennedy said that secrecy was necessary to keep crucial tactical information out of the hands of the communists. Although he admitted that the United States was providing "assistance" he did not reveal that he had authorized the deployment of 8,000 U.S. troops the previous October
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Closed-captioned
Runtime
2
Technique
live action
Label
John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962, WPA Film Library, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by WPA Film Library, 1962
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 10, 2007
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962
  • (1:35)
Control code
100037842
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 35 sec.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
sound.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Label
John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962, WPA Film Library, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by WPA Film Library, 1962
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 10, 2007
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John F. Kennedy Discusses Vietnam at a Press Conference ca. 1962
  • (1:35)
Control code
100037842
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 35 sec.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
sound.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform

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