Start of the Korean War

A film showed the beginning of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when communist North Korean forces advanced into South… read more

A film showed the beginning of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when communist North Korean forces advanced into South Korea. Strategic graphics illustrated combat footage and clips of soldiers. Film shown included U.S. Ambassador Warren Austin speaking in support of Korea in the United Nations. The footage was framed with Sergeant Queen interviewing war correspondent Jim Lucas at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

“Summer Storm” was a 1954 episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army Office of the Chief of Information by the Army Pictorial Center in the 1950s and '60s. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Start of the Korean War

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Vignette
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2011

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  • Jun 25, 2011 | 11:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2011 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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