Interview with Anthony Ferguson (Frontline out takes)

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Accession Number F10563
Collection type Film
Measurement 13 min 31 sec
Object type Interview
Physical description 16mm/colour (Eastman)/sound
Maker Ferguson, Anthony Langbene (Tony)
Date made 23 February 1978
Access Open
Conflict Period 1970-1979
Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Anthony Langbene (Tony) Ferguson as a roving correspondent for the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) news department and Radio Australia describes Vietnam war coverage by the ABC; a patrol with the 'junk force'; beginning of the Tet offensive; General Westmoreland in the United States (US) Embassy compound; US Colonel and a wounded Viet Cong; filming an interview with Wilfrid Burchett, and how the film was destroyed by the ABC; Australians working for US media networks; Don Simmons and Neil Davis.

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