• Short Summary

    YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN INAUGURATED HIS COUNTRY'S FIRST TELEVISION STATION AND THEN APPEARED TO VIEWERS IN A NATION-WIDE SPEECH.

  • Description

    YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN INAUGURATED HIS COUNTRY'S FIRST TELEVISION STATION AND THEN APPEARED TO VIEWERS IN A NATION-WIDE SPEECH.

    THE TELEVISION STATION, SEVEN MILES (11 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF AMMAN, HAS MARCONI EQUIPMENT. DESIGNED TO REACH BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER JORDAN, THE STATION WILL ALSO REACH PARTS OF SYRIA AND THE LEBANON. ULTIMATELY IT WILL BE ABLE TO OPERATE ON TWO CHANNELS.

    AFTER TOURING THE TELEVISION STATION KING HUSSEIN MADE THE FIRST NATION-WIDE BROADCAST IN WHICH HE CALLED FOR GREAT SOLIDARITY AND SACRIFICE, ADDING THAT HE HIMSELF HAD DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO THE CAUSE OF RECOVERING JORDAN'S OCCUPIED WEST BANK FROM ISRAEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2WRBPL3BSTZPH0U9O1FR7QDWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WRBPL3BSTZPH0U9O1FR7QDWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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