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    New York, United States of America (USA) & Mexico.

    Various shots of the scenes on the river bridge joining Del Rio, Texas, with Cuidad Acuna, Mexico. American President Lyndon Johnson meets Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of Mexico. US Secretary of the State Dean Rusk is also present, so too are their wives. Various shots, in crowded square, President Johnson declares the joint construction Amistad Dam across the Rio Grande open. He then starts to take a look at final construction.

    Several long shots inside the General Assembly. Various shots of the UN members walking to the front of the Assembly to cast their votes in a ballot box voting for the Secretary General of the UNO. The assembly applauds and stands up. Various shots of the Secretary General U Thant walking to dais after being voted in for the further five years. He gets standing ovation.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 05/12/1966.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    88868
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3162.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:28:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 4210 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 4210 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    American Voting
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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