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    KING GUSTAV ADOLF OF SWEDEN ON THURSDAY RECEIVED FROM PRESIDENT SEGNI OF ITALY, A PRIZE OF ONE MILLION SWISS FRANCS AWARDED TO THE NOBEL FOUNDATION OF SWEDEN BY THE NEW BALZAN FOUNDATION.

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    KING GUSTAV ADOLF OF SWEDEN ON THURSDAY RECEIVED FROM PRESIDENT SEGNI OF ITALY, A PRIZE OF ONE MILLION SWISS FRANCS AWARDED TO THE NOBEL FOUNDATION OF SWEDEN BY THE NEW BALZAN FOUNDATION. PRESIDENT SEGNI PRESENTED THE KING WITH THE CHEQUE, A MEDAL AND A CERTIFICATE AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY AT ROME'S CITY HALL ON CAPITOL HILL.

    A TRUMPET FANFARE ANNOUNCED THE KING'S ENTRY INTO THE MAIN HALL WHICH WAS PACKED WITH GUESTS WHO INCLUDED MANY ITALIAN NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOUNDATION, PROFESSOR ARNE TISELIUS. ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, KING GUSTAV SAID THE NOBEL PRIZE FOUNDATION WOULD USE THE MONEY "TO IMPROVE THE WORK OF THE FOUNDATION AND INTENSIFY ITS INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES." HE WAS SURE THE NOBEL PRIZE FOUNDATION AND THE BALZAN PRIZE WOULD FOR A LONG TIME CONTINUE TO WORK FOR A COMMON AIM - WORLD PEACE.

    THE ITALIAN AND SWISS PRESIDENTS ARE JOINT PRESIDENTS OF THE BALZAN FOUNDATION, ESTABLISHED IN SWITZERLAND BY THE HEIRS OF EUGENIO BALZAN, A DIRECTOR OF MILAN'S NEWSPAPER, "CORREIRE DELLA SERA," WHO DIED NINE YEARS AGO. THE PRIZE IS TO BE AWARDED ANNUALLY TO INDIVIDUALS OR OGANISATIONS FOR SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO PEACE, BROTHERHOOD AMONG NATIONS, AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN LITERATURE, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1EDNHKMCZUSP5L77D1OVSMT61
    Media URN:
    VLVA1EDNHKMCZUSP5L77D1OVSMT61
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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