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    ACCOMPANIED BY THE U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY, AMERICA'S TWO LATEST ASTRONAUTS LIEUTENANT COLONELS MCDIVITT AND?

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    ACCOMPANIED BY THE U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY, AMERICA'S TWO LATEST ASTRONAUTS LIEUTENANT COLONELS MCDIVITT AND WHITE TODAY (SATURDAY) VISITED THE PARIS AIR SHOW. THERE THEY MET THE PIONEER OF SPACE TRAVELLERS. RUSSIAN COSMONAUT YURI GAGARIN.

    THREE THOUSAND PEOPLE JOINED THE ASTRONAUTS IN A LUNCH HELD IN A HANGER AT LE BOURCET AIRPORT. A FOUR-ENGINED JET AIRLINER HAD BEEN WHEELED BACK TO PROVIDE ROOM FOR THE GUESTS. THE FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, M. GEORGES POMPIDOU, A VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE SOVIET COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, MR. L. SMIRNOV, AND MR. HUMPHREY CHATTED TOGETHER DURING THE MEAL.

    DURING THEIR VISIT, LIEUTENANT COLONELS MCDIVITT AND WHITE DEMONSTRATED THEIR SPACE SUITS AND THE SPACE GUN COLONEL WHITE USED TO MANOEUVRE HIMSELF OUTSIDE THE GEMINI CRAFT. LATER, WHEN TALKING TO YURI GAGARIN THEY DISCUSSED TRAINING METHODS FOR THEN MINUTES. THE RUSSIAN SAID THAT HE WAS IN TRAINING ONE MORE FOR SPACE TRAVEL BUT DID NOT SAY WHEN HIS JOURNEY WOULD BE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3M7146X75PZ953QQL4K5EFMFW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3M7146X75PZ953QQL4K5EFMFW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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