• Short Summary

    SOVIET PREMIER NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV FLEW INTO EAST BERLIN ON FRIDAY, OSTENSIBLY FOR THE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 70TH BIRTHDAY OF THE EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER WALTER ULBRICHT.

  • Description

    SOVIET PREMIER NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV FLEW INTO EAST BERLIN ON FRIDAY, OSTENSIBLY FOR THE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 70TH BIRTHDAY OF THE EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER WALTER ULBRICHT.

    HE WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY THE EAST GERMAN LEADER, AND THE ENTIRE DIPLOMATIC CORPS OF EAST BERLIN.AFTER SPEECHES AT THE AIRPORT MR.KHRUSHCHEV AND MR.ULBRICHT DROVE TOGETHER TO THE CITY'S TOWN HALL ALONG STREETS HUNG WITH BANNERS AND STREAMERS, AND GUARDED EVERY FEW YARDS BY POLICE AND FACTORY MILITIA.ARMED POLICE SEALED OFF RAILWAY TRACKS ALONG THE ROUTE.

    ON THE TOWN HALL BALCONY MR.KHRUSHCHEV PRAISED THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF EAST GERMANY, THE "UNSHAKABLE OUTPOST OF SOCIALISM IN THE WEST".

    WHILE MR.KHRUSHCHEV WAS IN EAST BERLIN, COMMUNIST LEADERS FOR HUNGARY, BULGARIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA ADN POLAND ALSO ARRIVED.POLITICAL OBSERVERS EXPECTED THEY WOULD DISCUSS THEIR COMMON PROBLEMS.

    AT FIRST THE SUN WAS SHINING - BUT WHEN KHRUSHCHEV ARRIVED THE SKY GOT DARKER AND DARKER AND FINALLY IT TURNED INTO STORMY RAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA184WMQ0ZI5RYKRG6ODP5LPGX7
    Media URN:
    VLVA184WMQ0ZI5RYKRG6ODP5LPGX7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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