Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENT JOHNSON VISITS SEOUL, KOREA

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Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENT JOHNSON VISITS SEOUL, KOREA

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. PRESIDENT JOHNSON VISITS SEOUL, KOREA

1966

Coverage of President Johnson's visit to Korea showing arrival at Kimpo aboard Air Force One, greeting from Pres Park, inspecting honor guard; visiting troops at Camp Stanley with Gen Charles H. Bonesteel III, 8th Army; laying wreath on grave of unknown soldier at ROK National Cemetery; and series of scenes of 8th Army Honor Guard passing in review. REEL 1: 1) CU's of Korean Military Band members at Kimpo Airport, Korean Honor Guard, ROK and US flags. 2) Series of scenes at cemetery as Pres Johnson lays wreath on unknown soldier's grave. 3) President and Mrs. Johnson signing guest book at cemetery, then boarding helicopters and flying away. 4) Scenes of Presidential party arriving at US Army Camp Stanley and greeting troops. 5) Presidential party arriving at Kimpo Airport aboard Air Force One and walking to reviewing stand. 6) Artillery firing 21-gun salute. 727' Total footage in reel. REEL 2: 1) President and Mrs. Johnson boarding Air Force One and aircraft starting to taxi. 2) Korean school children waving small US flags. 3) President Johnson and crowd during playing of National Anthem. 4) President Johnson in jeep reviewing honor guard, then shaking hands in crowd. 5) Presidential party arriving at Korean War Cemetery aboard helicopters, receiving 21-gun salute. 6) President Johnson entering cemetery. 7) ROK bugler blowing taps. 8) School children waving ROK and US flags, shaking hands with President Johnson. 9) Air Force One taxiing to flight line, President and Mrs. Johnson debarking. 10) Presidential party being greeted by US and ROK officials, including Lt Gen Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. 698' Total footage in reel. REEL 3: 1) Series of scenes of UN Honor Guard in formation at Camp Stanley. 2) Pres Johnson on jeep driving past troops. 3) Presidential party arriving at Camp Stanley aboard helicopters. 4) Pres Johnson and 8th Army CG Gen Charles H. Bonesteel III, taking salute from honor guard. 5) Pres Johnson and Pres Park at Kimpo airport, riding across flight line on jeep, then boarding limousine and driving away. 6) Series of scenes of 8th Army Honor Guard of various UN Units passing in review. 678' Total footage in reel.

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