• Short Summary

    A HAPPY DAY FOR JORDAN JANUARY 31 WHEN KING HUSSEIN ARRIVED AT AMMAN'S PALESTINE HOSPITAL TO DRIVE HIS BRITISH-BORN WIFE, NOW KNOWN AS PRINCESS MUNA, AND THEIR 9-LB BABY SON, CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH, BACK HOME TO BASMAN PALACE - JUST 30 HOURS AFTER THE BABY WAS BORN.

  • Description

    A HAPPY DAY FOR JORDAN JANUARY 31 WHEN KING HUSSEIN ARRIVED AT AMMAN'S PALESTINE HOSPITAL TO DRIVE HIS BRITISH-BORN WIFE, NOW KNOWN AS PRINCESS MUNA, AND THEIR 9-LB BABY SON, CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH, BACK HOME TO BASMAN PALACE - JUST 30 HOURS AFTER THE BABY WAS BORN.

    CHEERS AND HAND-CLAPPING FOLLOWED THE ROYAL ENTOURAGE AS IT WOUND THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CAPITAL.JORDANIANS WERE SURPRISED TO SEE THE PRINCESS SMILING AND WAVING AT THEM SO SOON AFTER THE BIRTH.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE LATER, KING HUSSEIN SAID THE CHILD MAY GO TO THE ISLAMIC COLLEGE IN AMMAN WHEN HE IS SEVEN."LATER HE MAY GO TO HARROW AND THEN TO OXFORD OR CAMBRIDGE", HE SAID.

    THE OFFICIAL EGYPTIAN MORNING PAPER 'AL AKHBAR', PUBLISHED IN CAIRO, SAID PRINCE ABDULLAH HAD BEEN NAMED AFTER HIS GRANDFATHER, "THE TRAITOR WHO BETRAYED THE ARABS IN THE PALESTINE WAR".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4T24XH1TVMWO8VJPVSTPEQW31
    Media URN:
    VLVA4T24XH1TVMWO8VJPVSTPEQW31
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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