• Short Summary

    ON THE LAST STOP ON HIS TOUR OF AFRICAN STATES THE UNITED STATES ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS ARRIVED IN LEOPOLDVILLE, AUG 29, FOR TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER ADOULA OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC.

  • Description

    ON THE LAST STOP ON HIS TOUR OF AFRICAN STATES THE UNITED STATES ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS ARRIVED IN LEOPOLDVILLE, AUG 29, FOR TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER ADOULA OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC. EARLIER AT HIS EAST STOP IN LUSAKA, NORTHERN RHODESIA, THE AMERICAN STATESMAN WAS PUNCHED IN THE FACE BY A EUROPEAN.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE TALKS BETWEEN MR. WILLIAMS AND THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER WAS THE CONGOLESE FOREIGN MINISTER BOMBOKO AND THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR IN LEOPOLDVILLE.

    BEFORE THE AMERICAN VISITOR LEFT LEOPOLDVILLE HE RECEIVED A PARADE OF THE CONGOLESE ARMY. DURING HIS INSPECTION OF THE TROOPS HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY FOREIGN MINISTER BOMBOKO.

    FROM THE CONGO ASSISTANT SECRETARY WILLIAMS FLEW BACK TO WASHINGTON TO REPORT TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY. DURING HIS GOODWILL TOUR HE HAS VISITED BECHUANALAND, BASUTOLAND, SWAZILAND, MOZAMBIQUE, NYASALAND AND NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN RHODESIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4IP1CPF10MN02F1OPF3SASKJS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IP1CPF10MN02F1OPF3SASKJS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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