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    Lusaka, Zambia & Nairobi, Kenya.

    Various medium and close shots of Harold Wilson coming down gangway from the BOAC VC.10 and being greeted by President of Nationalist Union Party of N Rhodesia Kenneth Kaunda who introduces him to various Zambian officials assembled on the tarmac, Commonwealth Secretary Arthur Bottomley follows Wilson down the gang way and he is followed by many African officials who are travelling with Wilson - LUSAKA. Various shots of. Wilson and Kaunda inspecting a detachment of the 2nd. Battalion Zambia Regt. lined up on the tarmac of the airport at Lusaka. G.V. ext. govt. building in Lusaka. G.V. ext. modern cathedral in Lusaka. G.V. of steps of the Operheiner hall as Wilson and other members of the party leaving an R.A.F. transport command plane at Lusaka and being greeted by Kaunda who also stands beside one of the R.A.F. planes all of which are engaged in the airlift to Zambia. Various shots of Wilson and Bottomley and others entering the Operheiner Hall, taking their place on the rostrum and holding a press conference, many cut aways to of reporters and press cameramen. G.V. through porthole of wing of aircraft as it flies high above the clouds. Various shots of Wilson and party arriving by V.C.10 at Nairobi airport where they are greeted by Prime Minister of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta. M.S.s of Wilson, Kenyatta and Foreign Minister of Kenya Hon J Murumbi seated together on couch posing for press cameras, cut away to group of press men and reporters some of whom are asking questions. G.V. sign over airport building NAIROBI AIRPORT. V.S. of Wilson, Kenyatta and others making tour of Nairobi airport, talking to R.A.F. personnel and inspecting R.A.F. transport planes engaged in the airlift to Zambia. Various shots as Wilson goes aboard the V.C.10 at Nairobi he turns and waves to Kenyatta from the gangway, Kenyatta in f.g. in b.v.

    (Mute Lavender Print.)

    Note: Wilson's body language while posing for the press on a couch with Kenyatta is remarkably closed, with arms and legs crossed.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:39:00 / 01:26:52:00
    UN 4101 D
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    UN 4101 D
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    Zambia Commonwealth: Politics, Royalty and War Commonwealth of Nations
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