• Short Summary

    BRITISH POLITICAL LEADERS TODAY (SUNDAY) ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN LONDON FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY -- ASSASSINATED ON FRIDAY IN DALLAS, TEXAS.

  • Description

    BRITISH POLITICAL LEADERS TODAY (SUNDAY) ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN LONDON FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY -- ASSASSINATED ON FRIDAY IN DALLAS, TEXAS.THE SERVICE WAS HELD IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY WHICH, FOR CENTURIES PAST, HAS BEEN THE SCENE OF ROYAL POMP AND PUBLIC SADNESS.

    AMONG THOSE ARRIVING WERE THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME, AND LADY HOME; THE LEADER OF THE (OPPOSITION) LABOUR PARTY, MR.HAROLD WILSON; AND THE LIBERAL PARTY LEADER, MR.JO GRIMOND.ALSO PRESENT AMONG THE THOUSANDS MOURNERS WERE THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR IN LONDON, MR.DAVID BRUCE, AND MANY AMERICAN SERVICEMEN.

    THE WESTMINISTER SERVICE WAS ONLY ONE OF HUNDREDS HELD THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TODAY, WITH SPECIAL PRAYERS SAID FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT AND HIS COUNTRY.

    THIS AFTERNOON PRINCE PHILIP, REPRESENTING QUEEN ELIZABETH, WILL FLY TO WASHINGTON WITH THE PRIME MINISTER AND MR.WILSON.THERE THEY WILL JOIN HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS FROM NATIONS ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR TOMORROW'S MEMORIAL SERVICE TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1KYDMM0IGV4G3AWCNH9O9VP4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KYDMM0IGV4G3AWCNH9O9VP4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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