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White House and private H.R. Haldemann film footage of the 1972 China Summit

A compilation of audiovisual materials from the collections of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. Collections Include: The Naval Photographic Center, The White House Staff Super 9 Film Collection, The White House Communications Agency Sound Recording Collection, The Haldeman Diaries. A production by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

About the Video

This production of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library compiles White House-commissioned 16mm footage with the Super 8 films of the White House Staff (Haldeman, Chapin and Higby), films from the Naval Photographic Center Film Collection, and sound recordings from the White House Communications Agency Sound Recording Collection and the Haldeman Diaries (read by H.R. Haldeman).  This video is intended for use as both a finding aid to the 16 hours of unedited footage and as an general introduction to the 1972 trip to China.  Contact the archive staff of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library for access to the collections or for a free copy of this video that includes film reel and audiotape File IDs used for ordering copies of the unedited footage and sound recordings. (Nixon@Nara.gov)

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