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    TWO FILM CLIPS FROM PARIS, NOV 16, SHOW PROFESSOR HALLSTEIN OF THE COMMON MARKET AT THE ELYSEE PALACE, AND PLASTIC BOMB DAMAGE IN THE CHAMPS ELYSEES.

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    TWO FILM CLIPS FROM PARIS, NOV 16, SHOW PROFESSOR HALLSTEIN OF THE COMMON MARKET AT THE ELYSEE PALACE, AND PLASTIC BOMB DAMAGE IN THE CHAMPS ELYSEES.

    PROFESSOR HALLSTEIN, WEST GERMAN CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, WAS RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AT THE ELYSEE PALACE AT 10.30 AM.

    CALLED BY GENERAL DE GAULLE, THE MEETING WAS UNDERSTOOD TO BE CONNECTED WITH THE BREAKDOWN OF TALKS ON A POLITICAL SUPERSTRUCTURE OF THE COMMON MARKET. LAST WEEK, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SIX FAILED TO REACH AGREEMENT ON A PLAN LARGELY INSPIRED BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE. PROFESSOR HALLSTEIN IS ALSO THOUGHT TO HAVE INFORMED THE FRENCH LEADER OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS CONCERNING BRITAIN'S APPLICATION FOR COMMON MARKET MEMBERSHIP.

    IN THE CHAMPS ELYSEES NEAR THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE, PAVEMENTS WERE LITTERED WITH BROKEN PERFUME BOTTLES AFTER AN EARLY MORNING EXPLOSION OF A HEAVY PLASTIC CHARGE. SHOP FRONTS AND WINDOWS WERE SHATTERED AS FAR AS 150 YARDS DOWN THE ROAD.

    THE EXPLOSION, WHICH CAUSED SEVERE DAMAGE TO A LARGE CHEMIST'S STORE, WAS LAID NEAR A CINEMA OWNED BY "PUBLICOS-REGIE-PRESSE", A BIG PUBLICITY FIRM UNDER JEWISH DIRECTION. THE DIRECTOR OF THE CINEMA IS REPORTED TO HAVE RECEIVED A NUMBER OF THREATENING LETTERS AND TELEPHONE CALLS PRIOR TO THE BOMB ATTEMPT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2F4WB35L1YP0VU7J9W4CXF8ZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F4WB35L1YP0VU7J9W4CXF8ZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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