• Short Summary

    AN IDYLLIC SCENE ACROSS AN IRISH RIVER AT NEW ROSS...NEAR THE HOME OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S?

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    AN IDYLLIC SCENE ACROSS AN IRISH RIVER AT NEW ROSS...NEAR THE HOME OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ANCESTORS.THE PRESIDENT'S TWO-DAY VISIT TO EIRE --A PRIVATE ONE -- COMES AT THE END OF NEXT MONTH.

    THE PRESIDENT'S ANCESTRAL HOME IS FOUR MILES (6 KMS) FROM THE TOWN.IT HAS BEEN VISITED BY MR.PIERRE SALINGER, THE PRESIDENT'S PRESS SECRETARY AND OFFICIALS ARRANGING THE TOUR THIS WEEK.THEY WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR, MR.MATTHEW McCLOSKEY.

    THE TOWN WILL BE BESIEGED BY FOREIGN JOURNALISTS AND THE ROYAL HOTEL -- WITH THE STARS AND STRIPES ALOFT -- HAS BEEN BOOKED OUT BY THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS AGENCIES.

    IN A CONVOY IF FIVE CARS, THE PRESIDENTIAL TEAM SWEPT PAST "KENNEDY'S DRAPERY" -- A STORE CARRYING THE FAMILY NAME OF THE PRESIDENT'S IRISH DESCENDANTS.

    AT THE ANCESTRAL HOME -- A TWO-STOREY SLATED HOUSE -- MR.SALINGER WAS RECEIVED BY THE PRESIDENT'S THIRD COUSIN, MRS.MARY RYAN AND HER DAUGHTER.THEN THEY INSPECTED AN OUT-HOUSE WITH A GALVANIZED ROOF AND A RED DOOR FROM WHICH THE PRESIDENT'S GREAT-GRANDFATHER, MR.PATRICK KENNEDY, EMIGRATED TO AMERICA DURING THE IRISH FAMINE.

    THEY ALSO INSPECTED...A FIELD WHERE THE PRESIDENT MIGHT LAND IN A HELICOPTER.THIS IS IN CASE PRESIDENT KENNEDY FINDS HIMSELF SHORT OF TIME AND DECIDES TO "HEDGE-HOP" ON HIS TOUR -- AS DID HIS PREDECESSOR, GENERAL EISENHOWER, LAST SEPTEMBER.

    DURING HIS STAY, THE PRESIDENT IS DUE TO VISIT THE DAIL (THE LOWER HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT).IT IS ALSO REPORTED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) THAT HE MAY BECOME THE FIRST HONORARY CITIZEN OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC.

    BEFORE GOING THERE, THE PRESIDENT WILL VISIT ITALY.FROM JUNE 23 TO 26 HE WILL BE VISITING WEST GERMANY AND WEST BERLIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2C4PBC0Z0OPDF37KMBUXH0NGO
    Media URN:
    VLVA2C4PBC0Z0OPDF37KMBUXH0NGO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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