• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE, OF ETHIOPIA, ARRIVED IN THE TANGANYIKAN CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR A SIX-DAY STATE VISIT TO THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR.

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    LV PLANE TAXIES IN.
    SV NYERERE AND WIFE WALK FORWARD.
    SV SELASSIE DOWN PLANE STEPS AND GREETED (4 SHOTS)
    SV SELASSIE INTRODUCES HIS PARTY TO NYERERE.
    SV SELASSIE SHAKES HANDS WITH KARUME.
    SV DANCERS.
    LV SELASSIE INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR (3 SHOTS).
    SV PRESSMEN.
    LV SELASSIE AND NYERERE ON DAIS.
    SV DITTO.
    CU SELASSIE.
    LV PARTY LINED UP
    LV MOTORCADE STARTS OFF.

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    Background: EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE, OF ETHIOPIA, ARRIVED IN THE TANGANYIKAN CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR A SIX-DAY STATE VISIT TO THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR.

    AT THE AIRPORT TO WELCOME THE ETHIOPIAN EMPEROR WAS THE REPUBLIC'S PRESIDENT, MR. JULIUS NYERERE, AND THE COUNTRY'S FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. KARUME.

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE FLEW IN FROM NAIROBI WHERE HE HAD BEEN ON A WEEK'S STATE VISIT. THE EMPEROR WAS ACCORDED FULL MILITARY HONOURS WHEN HE ARRIVED. AFTER INTRODUCTIONS THERE WAS A GUARD OF HONOUR TO INSPECT AND SPEECHES OF WELCOME.

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE WELCOMED EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE AS A LEADING SPOKESMAN FOR AFRICAN UNITY.

    WHEN THEY LEFT THE AIRPORT PRESIDENT NYERERE AND EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE DROVE IN A MOTORCADE TO THE STATE HOUSE, ALONG A ROUTE DECORATED WITH FLAGS AND POSTERS BEARING THE EMPEROR'S PORTRAIT.

    IN THE EVENING THERE WAS A BANQUET GIVEN IN HONOUR OF THE VISITING EMPEROR. HIS PROGRAMME INCLUDES A SERIES OF TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NYERERE WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE THROUGH WORLD AFFAIRS BUT BE CONCENTRATED ON AFRICAN UNITY, A VISIT TO ZANZIBAR TOMORROW, AND AN ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FU4R1BWTR0A3YUR7EXHHKBHI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FU4R1BWTR0A3YUR7EXHHKBHI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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