• Short Summary

    Leading statesmen, intellectuals, politicians and diplomats from the United States and Africa arrived in Lagos at the weekend for an Afro-American conference.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Aircraft taxies Lagos airport.
    0.05

    2.
    SV PAN Gowon and wife lead reception party across tarmac.
    0.13

    3.
    SV Gowon and wife greet Seretse Khama and wife.
    0.26

    4.
    GV Band playing.
    0.27

    5.
    LV Seretse Khama inspects guard of honour.
    0.37

    6.
    SV & LV Seretse Khama greeting officials (2 shots)
    0.48

    7.
    GV Senator Muskie down aircraft steps.
    0.54

    8.
    MV American Ambassador Truman and wife meet Muskie and wife.
    1.04

    9.
    GV & SV Muskie talking to Nigerian Ambassador Joe Iyala (2 shots)
    1.10

    10.
    CU Muskie
    1.14

    11.
    CU Mrs. Muskie
    1.15

    12.
    GV PAN Party away across tarmac.
    1.23



    Initials VS/2.28 VS/2.40



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Leading statesmen, intellectuals, politicians and diplomats from the United States and Africa arrived in Lagos at the weekend for an Afro-American conference. They included Senator Edmund Muskie, tipped as a future United States President, and Botswana's President, Sir Seretse Khama. They will lead discussions on "African-American relations in the 70s". Nigeria's leader, Major-General Yakubu Gowon, is due to open the conference on Monday (8 March).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1H9YNM4YEBNO2A7KABXOZB96M
    Media URN:
    VLVA1H9YNM4YEBNO2A7KABXOZB96M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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