• Short Summary

    FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD MACMILLAN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) UNVEILED A STONE PLAQUE AT THE SUSSEX VILLAGE OF FOREST ROW COMMEMORATING THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY THERE LAST YEAR.

  • Description

    FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD MACMILLAN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) UNVEILED A STONE PLAQUE AT THE SUSSEX VILLAGE OF FOREST ROW COMMEMORATING THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY THERE LAST YEAR.

    IT WAS IN THIS SMALL COMMUNITY THAT PRESIDENT KENNEDY WORSHIPPED IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WHILE STAYING WITH MR. MACMILLAN IN JUNE 1963.

    AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT, THE VILLAGERS DECIDED TO SET UP A TRUST FUND AS A PERPETUAL REMINDER OF THE PRESIDENT.

    UNVEILING THE PLAQUE, MR. MACMILLAN DESCRIBED THE LATE PRESIDENT AS "THE HAPPY WARRIOR OF OUR TIME IN THE STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE." HE WENT ON TO SAY:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3UXSXQFSQ1Y89V1X3164NFT4F
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UXSXQFSQ1Y89V1X3164NFT4F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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