• Short Summary

    THE CONDITION OF DR. KONRAD ADENAUER, GRAVELY ILL WITH INFLUENZA AND BRONCHITIS, IS REPORTED TO?

  • Description

    THE CONDITION OF DR. KONRAD ADENAUER, GRAVELY ILL WITH INFLUENZA AND BRONCHITIS, IS REPORTED TO HAVE DETERIORATED, AND TODAY (FRIDAY) HIS SON GEORG SAID THAT IT WAS "VERY SERIOUS". THROUGHOUT THE DAY MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY HAVE BEEN VISITING THE AILING FORMER CHANCELLOR, AND NEW OXYGEN CYLINDERS AND DRUGS WERE BEING DELIVERED TO THE VILLA AT RHOENDORF, WHERE DR. ADENAUER IS LYING IN AN OXYGEN TENT.

    GEORG, THE YOUNGEST SON OF THE 91-YEAR-OLD STATESMAN, SAID THAT DURING THE DAY HIS FATHER HAD BEEN CONSCIOUS FOR LONG PERIODS. AND HAD SPOKEN WITH HIS SEVEN CHILDREN, GATHERED AROUND HIS SICK-BED.

    NINE DOCTORS EXAMINED DR. ADENAUER THIS EVENING, AND IN A BULLETIN ISSUED LATER, SAID THAT THE PICTURE OF THE ILLNESS REMAINED SERIOUS, AND THERE WERE NO SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT.

    THE DOCTORS HAVE ASKED POLICE TO CLOSE THE TWO STREETS NEXT TO HIS HOUSE, SO THAT HE WOULD NOT BE DISTURBED BY TRAFFIC NOISE.

    DR. ADENAUER HAS RECEIVED THE LAST RITES OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, ADMINISTERED AT HIS REQUESTED BY HIS SON, MONSIGNOR PAUL ADENAUER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZCNPPW78LGO89HDAPR7RD3JY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZCNPPW78LGO89HDAPR7RD3JY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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