• Short Summary

    The chairman of the British Atomic Energy Commission, Sir John Cockcroft, spent two days, March 28 and 29th, in Baghdad as part of the Baghdad Pact scientific education programme.

  • Description

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    GV. Baghdad.


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    SV. People along street.


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    LS. College of Science in Baghdad.


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    SV. Dr. M. AQRAWI (Director of Baghdad University). makes speech introducing Sir. J. Cockroft.


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    GV. Audience applaud.


    6.
    Angle Shot. Sir. J. Cockroft speaks to audience using diagrams on board to illustrate his lecture.


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    CU. Diagram on board.


    8.
    SV. Sir J. Cockroft speaking into microphone.


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    SV. Audience.


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    LS. Sir John on platform.


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    GV. Audience.


    12.
    LS. Buildings.


    13.
    SV. People walking across bridge.


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    GV. Baghdad Pact building.


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    SV. Members of Baghdad Pact seated at table.


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    CU. Sir. J. Cockroft.


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    SCU. Pan. Pan round table showing members of pact which include: Dr. BAZIRGAN (IRAN): Mr. S. NA'AMAN (IRAQ),Mr. TOOSI (PAKISTAN) Dr. B. TANIL (TURKEY) and Mr. WHITEHOUSE (USA)


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    SCU. Member signing book.


    19.
    GV. Cars along street.


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    SV. Across river to Baghdad.




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    Background: The chairman of the British Atomic Energy Commission, Sir John Cockcroft, spent two days, March 28 and 29th, in Baghdad as part of the Baghdad Pact scientific education programme. He lectured to scientists from member nations of the Pact on various aspects of recent trends and improvements in the use of the atom and its derivative energy.

    The lectures took place in the College of Science, Iraq's foremost seat of scientific learning. Sir John was introduced to the assembly by Dr. M. Aqrawi, director of Baghdad University. Iraq was represented at the lectures by M. S Na'aman, Iran by Dr. Bazirgan, Pakistan by Mr. Toosi, Turkey by Dr. B. Tanil and the U.S.A. by Mr. White-House.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JSE6KDQFGFB4CH9BHEFCOZ2G
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JSE6KDQFGFB4CH9BHEFCOZ2G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1958
    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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