• Short Summary

    President Kennedy's Ambassador-at-large, Mr. Averall Harriman, a "working diner" with Prime Minister Macmillan at Admiralty?

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    President Kennedy's Ambassador-at-large, Mr. Averall Harriman, a "working diner" with Prime Minister Macmillan at Admiralty House, London, UK, on Feb 27, after meeting Colonial Secretary, Mr. Iain Macleod
    He arrived in London on Feb 26th - almost exactly twenty years after a former visit when he came to see how the United States could help war-torn Britain.

    Mr. Harriman is making a tour of European capitals and later leaves for Paris, Bonn and Rome. he said his mission was to discuss world problems, frank discussions on matters of mutual interest, and to explain the basic principles of the new Administration's foreign policy. His agenda in London included preliminary talks on Mr. Macmillan's visit to Washington.

    After dining at Admiralty House, Mr. Harriman flew to Morocco to attend the funeral of King Mohammed, cancelling his engagements in Britain for the next two days. Before leaving to continue his European tour he hopes to see Sir Winston Churchill, who was Prime Minister during his was-time visit in 1941.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3OGWUKJ92KUGV7RRZDQNGE739
    Media URN:
    VLVA3OGWUKJ92KUGV7RRZDQNGE739
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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