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    London airport.

    LS Shigeru Yoshida Prime Minister of Japan alighting from BEA plane. MS being welcomed by Lord Gerald Rufus Isaacs Reading. MS Yoshida walking from plane. GV inside press hut. MS Yoshida seated says (nat snd) "I am delighted to be in England again after so many years. I have come principally on a mission of goodwill. I wish to convey personally my nation's thanks to the Government and people of Great Britain for their generous and effective support for the restoration of sovereignty and independence to Japan and also for the gracious hospitality extended by them as well as by the Royal House to our Crown Prince last year when he was here to attend the Coronation. I want to meet old friends and make new acquaintances and to discuss with them the problems of mutual interest. My week's visit in London will help I hope to promote the traditional friendship between Japan and Great Britain'. Mr. Yoshida repeats this speech in Japanese.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:46:00 / 01:07:53:00
    UN 2682 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2682 C
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Akihito Elizabeth II Hirohito
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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