• Short Summary

    The Shah of Iran started a four-day United States visit on Thursday (15 May) with an elaborate White House reception and effusive welcome from President Ford.

  • Description

    The Shah of Iran started a four-day United States visit on Thursday (15 May) with an elaborate White House reception and effusive welcome from President Ford. The only sour note was struck by 100 Iranian students who staged a demonstration attacking Iran's absolute ruler just across the road from the White House.

    Before the first day's programme was over, both President Ford and the Shah announced that they expect a substantial increase in trade between their two countries.

    A couple of months ago, it was revealed that the United States would play a major part in Iran's huge power and industrial development plan.

    During talks the two leaders also discussed progress towards a Middle East settlement.

    At the White House welcome, both leaders stressed the long and close ties between their two countries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4UMGGYHX5I6F4KP80JJ8GGEM1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UMGGYHX5I6F4KP80JJ8GGEM1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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