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    MR.NELSON ROCKEFELLER, GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK STATE, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) INSPECTED THE BERLIN WALL DURING AN?

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    MR.NELSON ROCKEFELLER, GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK STATE, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) INSPECTED THE BERLIN WALL DURING AN EIGHT-HOUR VISIT TO THE DIVIDED CITY.THE 54-YEAR-OLD GOVERNOR -- ONE OF THE WORLDS RICHEST MEN AND A POSSIBLE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR HE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY -- IS MAKING A 12-DAY PRIVATE TOUR OF EUROPE, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS NEW WIFE MARGARETTA.

    TOGETHER THEY WENT TO THE BRANDENBURG GATE, ONE OF THE MAIN CROSSING POINTS, AND SAW THE FORTIFICATIONS THERE BEFORE CLIMBING A VIEWING PLATFORM TO LOOK OUT ACROSS THE EASTERN ZONE.LATER, AFTER AN HOUR-LONG TAXI DRIVE THROUGH EAST BERLIN, ME.ROCKEFELLER TOLD REPORTERS "IT WAS LIKE BEING IN PRISON."
    HE SAID:" THE BERLIN WALL SYMBOLISES THE CAPTIVITY OF 17 MILLION EAST GERMANS BEHIND IT, WHOSE ESCAPE TO FREEDOM WAS CUT OFF.OUR GOAL MUST BE THE ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION OF THE WALL AND THE REUNIFICATION OF THE GREAT GERMAN PEOPLE."
    BEFORE LEAVING WEST BERLIN, MR.ROCKEFELLER, MET ITS MAYOR, HERR WILLY BRANDT.A SPOKESMAN SAID THEY EXCHANGE IDEAS ON GENERAL WORLD PROBLEMS, INCLUDING DISARMAMENT AND EUROPEAN SECURITY.TOMORROW THE NEW YORK GOVERNOR IS DUE TO VISIT BRUSSELS AND THE FOLLOWING DAY PARIS BEFORE FLYING HOME ON FRIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4JYQLV3DWU8MF4KGPUJXJX9SH
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JYQLV3DWU8MF4KGPUJXJX9SH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    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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