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    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Hammarskjold's Death Shocks the World'.

    GV. United Nations Organisation (UNO) building in New York. MS. Dag Hammarskjold as he accepts the position of Secretary General of UN from Trygve Lie. MS. As flags of the UN members nations are lowered outside UN building in mourning of the death of Dag Hammarskjold - he died in an air crash in Africa. MS. UN Flag at half mast outside UN building. Various interior shots of delegates inside building gathered for the official announcement of Dag's death MS. As Brazilian Under Secretary for Public information H. Travares De Sa speaking on his death Various shots Dag Hammarskjold with former American President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike). Various shots of Dag Hammarskjold inspecting UN troops. LS. UN Assembly. MS. Dag Hammarskjold speaking. MS. K. Ranting LS. Hammarskjold speaking. MS. Russian delegates and Khruschev pounding fists on table as he speaks. LS. Dag speaking saying he will not resign following Russia's demand - natural sound. LS. Russians pounding table CU. American President John F. Kennedy speaking on death of Dag Hammarskjold.

    (Comb. FG.)

    Date found in the old record - 18/09/1961.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:24:00 / 01:59:58:00
    UN 3556 C
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    UN 3556 C
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    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
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