• Short Summary

    Princess Christina of Sweden stopped over in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, on Wednesday (13 February) on her way to the drought-stricken areas of Mali, Upper Volta and the Niger Republic.

  • Description

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    SV PAN Princess Christina into President Tolbert's office and greeted
    0.8

    2.
    SV Swedish envoy and wife seated in office
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    3.
    SV & SV PAN Princess seated with Tolbert and wife
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    4.
    MV Princess gets out of car and greeted outside Red Cross building and presented with bouquet
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    5.
    CU Red Cross sign
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    6.
    SV Princess puts Swedish pin onto Red Cross Chairman Mrs. King
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    7.
    SV Women and children look on
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    8.
    MV & SV Princess views Red Cross building and talks to Mrs. King as families watch (2 shots)
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    9.
    MV Princess and Red Cross executives talk to children and families
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    Initials BB/2238 BL/DW/BB/2250



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Princess Christina of Sweden stopped over in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, on Wednesday (13 February) on her way to the drought-stricken areas of Mali, Upper Volta and the Niger Republic.

    Princess Christina was greeted by Liberia's President Tolbert, Finance Minister Stephen Tolbert, and the Swedish Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Bangte Friedman.

    President Tolbert later presented his Presidential papers to the Princess,who is the sister of the Swedish Monarch, Carl Gustav.

    Princess Christina -- a member of the Swedish National Red Cross Society -- also visited the headquarters of the Liberian Red Cross Society, and presented the 'Swedish Cross' silver medal to the President, Mrs. Jeanette King.

    In the drought-stricken parts of West Africa, Princess Christina is expected to assist the Red Cross in providing relief from the famine.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4KE16KCJ7GR174OW6L8JTJ3J1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KE16KCJ7GR174OW6L8JTJ3J1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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