• Short Summary

    King Mahendra and Queen Ratna of Nepal boarded a helicopter at the Pentagon heliport, Apr 29, to see the sights of Washington from the air.

  • Description

    King Mahendra and Queen Ratna of Nepal boarded a helicopter at the Pentagon heliport, Apr 29, to see the sights of Washington from the air.

    Received by President Eisenhower in Washington on Apr 27 - on their way from Japan via Hawaii - King Mahendra and Queen Ratna were continuing a fifteen-day state visit, the first ever made to the United States by a reigning monarch of Nepal.

    After a further, unofficial stay from may 13 to June 1, the Nepalese visitors will leave the United States for Lisbon, Portugal, in the course of their 3 1/2- months tour. They are to return to Katmandu on July 28.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2JOKXOEYJ5MJO24N8QZM23C63
    Media URN:
    VLVA2JOKXOEYJ5MJO24N8QZM23C63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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