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    LORD THOMSON OF FLEET TODAY (THURSDAY) PRESENTED CERTIFICATES TO 19 OVERSEAS TELEVISION PRODUCTION AND ENGINEERING PERSONNEL, WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR COURSES AT THE THOMSON FOUNDATION TELEVISION COLLEGE IN GLASGOW, SCOTLAND.

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    LORD THOMSON OF FLEET TODAY (THURSDAY) PRESENTED CERTIFICATES TO 19 OVERSEAS TELEVISION PRODUCTION AND ENGINEERING PERSONNEL, WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR COURSES AT THE THOMSON FOUNDATION TELEVISION COLLEGE IN GLASGOW, SCOTLAND.

    TODAY'S PRESENTATION CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THOMSON HOUSE IN LONDON. ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WERE THE PRINCIPAL OF THE COLLEGE, MR. GUY BLOOMER, A COLLEGE TRUSTEE, LORD WILLIAMSON AND THE MANAGING EDITOR OF VISNEWS, MR. JOHN HARTLEY.

    NINETEEN PEOPLE RECEIVED CERTIFICATES. THEY CAME FROM BRAZIL, CHILE, ZAMBIA, MALTA, KENYA, NIGERIA, INDIA, GHANA, CYPRUS, SIERRA LEONE, MAURITIUS, GIBRALTAR, PAKISTAN, SOUTH VIETNAM AND LEBANON.

    THE THOMSON TELEVISION COLLEGE IS CONSIDERED UNIQUE. IT RUNS TELEVISION COURSES, BOTH ON THE PRODUCTION AND THE ENGINEERING SIDES OF THE INDUSTRY. HUNDREDS OF OVERSEAS PERSONNEL HAVE COMPLETED COURSES AT THE COLLEGE, SITUATED AT NEWTON MEARNS IN GLASCOW.

    LORD THOMSON, A CANADIAN, OWNS ONE OF THE LARGEST CHAINS OF NEWSPAPERS IN THE WORLD. HE HAS EXTENSIVE NEWSPAPER INTERESTS IN BRITAIN AND OWNS TWO NATIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPERS, THE TIMES AND THE SUNDAY TIMES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4I9C2HGMTOLII37X4RZ1XCROU
    Media URN:
    VLVA4I9C2HGMTOLII37X4RZ1XCROU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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