Canadian Pm Visits Truman 1949

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    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Capital welcomes Canadian Premier".

    Canadian Prime Minister, Louis St. Laurent, visits President Harry Truman in Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    M/S St. Laurent arriving at Washington airport and being received by James E. Webb, American Under Secretary of State. C/U St. Laurent & Webb. C/U St. Laurent. M/S Laurent and officials. L/S cars arriving at Blair House, watched by spectators. M/S St. Laurent getting out of car and acknowledging the cheers of the people. L/S St. Laurent at top of steps of house with an official. C/U Truman shaking hands with St. Laurent. Narrator explains the leaders will discuss the North Atlantic Defence Pact and the possibility of defensive radar coverage of USA and Canada.

    Date given on old record is 17/02/1949.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:46:00 / 01:28:24:00
    UN 2065 E
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    UN 2065 E
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