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    New Delhi, India. 1952?

    MV. Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the late American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in India, surrounded by people. Several shots of Mrs Roosevelt with people. Various shots of the Indian and Western dignitaries gathered outside airport building. India's Prime Minister Pandit Nehru arrives in car with daughter Indira and talks to several men. Plane arrives. Eleanor Roosevelt leaves the plane and is greeted by dignitaries. She receives garland. Mrs Roosevelt and Mr Nehru posing for cameras at airport.

    Various shots of Mrs Roosevelt looking at school children during her visit to an Indian school. SV. School children lined up. SV. Mrs Roosevelt watching. Various shots of the school children. Mrs Roosevelt chats to villagers. CU. Mrs Roosevelt receives sample of wheat crop. CU. Children watching.

    SV. Mrs Roosevelt removes shoes at Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial. LV. Mrs Roosevelt walking bare footed to memorial followed by crowd and dignitaries. SCU. Mrs Roosevelt laying wreath on memorial.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:50:00 / 01:15:10:00
    UN 2422 E
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    UN 2422 E
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    Religion & Politics
    First Ladies Eleanor Roosevelt India GVs
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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