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    UNITED STATES ATTORNEY-GENERAL ROBERT KENNEDY AND MRS KENNEDY, ON A GOODWILL WORLD TOUR, ARRIVED IN DJAKARTA, INDONESIA, FEB 12, FOR A SIX-DAY VISIT.

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    UNITED STATES ATTORNEY-GENERAL ROBERT KENNEDY AND MRS KENNEDY, ON A GOODWILL WORLD TOUR, ARRIVED IN DJAKARTA, INDONESIA, FEB 12, FOR A SIX-DAY VISIT.THEY WERE MET AT THE AIRPORT BY A GUARD OF INDONESIAN TROOPS, ATTORNEY-GENERAL GUNAWAN, AND THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR MR HOWARD JONES.

    MR KENNEDY, BROTHER OF THE U.S.PRESIDENT, DROVE FROM THE AIRPORT TO PRESIDENT SOEKARNO'S PALACE.BEFORE HE LEFT THE AIRPORT, MR KENNEDY SAID HE HOPED "TO LEARN MUCH DURING MY STAY IN INDONESIA OF WHAT THIS VIGOROUS YOUNG NATION HAS TO SAY AND TEACH."
    EARLIER, BEFORE HE LEFT SINGAPORE TO FLY TO INDONESIA, MR KENNEDY TOLD REPORTERS HE WAS HOPEFUL OF A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE INDONESIAN-DUTCH DISPUTE OVER WEST NEW GUINEA.AT HIS MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT ON FEB 13, HE SAID AMERICA HAD "DONE ALL IT CAN BEHIND THE SCENES" TO PROMOTE A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE DISPUTE.MR KENNEDY MADE SIMILAR REMARKS TO OTHER POLITICAL LEADERS HE MET LATER, INCLUDING THE FOREIGN MINISTER, DR SUBANDRIO.

    WHEN THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ENTERED THE HALL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA TO DELIVER AN ADDRESS ON FEB 14, A STUDENT THREW AN EGG WRAPPED IN PAPER AT HIM.THE EGG FAILED TO BREAK, AND THE STUDENT WAS TAKEN FROM THE HALL, SHOUTING.

    VISITS TO BANDUNO, JOGJAKARTA, AND BALI ARE INCLUDED IN THE CROWDED ITINERARY.TALKS WITH LOCAL LEADERS, AND INFORMAL MEETINGS WITH THE PEOPLE, WHICH THE YOUNG VISITOR FAVOURS, WERE AS SUCCESSFUL IN INDONESIA AS ELSEWHERE ON THE TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2GBG2ID8JHOR8NMQ0HO6JJ07B
    Media URN:
    VLVA2GBG2ID8JHOR8NMQ0HO6JJ07B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1962
    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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