• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY TRAVELLED FROM WASHINGTON, JAN 19, FOR A LUNCH-TIME MEETING AT NEW YORK'S WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL WITH U.

  • Description

    1.
    LS EXT OF WALDORF ASTORIA, POLICE OUTSIDE
    0.03

    2.
    PRESIDENT FLAG FLYING
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    3.
    CROWDS BEHIND BARRICADES
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    4.
    MOTORCADE PAST CAMERA AND INTO WALDORF ENTRANCE
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    5.
    MS (LEFT TO RIGHT) KENNEDY, THANT, STEVENSON HEAD, PAN AT 24 BACK TO KENNEDY
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    6.
    MS KENNEDY, THANT, STEVENSON
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    Background: PRESIDENT KENNEDY TRAVELLED FROM WASHINGTON, JAN 19, FOR A LUNCH-TIME MEETING AT NEW YORK'S WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL WITH U.N.ACTING SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT AND U.S.AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS, ADLAI STEVENSON.

    DESPITE SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES, A LARGE CROWD ASSEMBLED TO GREET THE PRESIDENT AS HIS CAR, WITH MOTOR-CYCLE ESCORT, APPROACHED THE HOTEL.

    IN AMBASSADOR STEVENSON'S SUITE, U THANT WAS ALREADY WAITING FOR THE PRESIDENT.THE THREE MEN POSED FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS BEFORE GOING INTO LUNCHEON, WHICH LASTED ABOUT TWO HOURS.AFTER THE MEETING A UNITED NATIONS SPOKESMAN TOLD REPORTERS THAT U THANT HAD A "MOST CORDIAL, FRANK AND FRUITFUL DISCUSSION WITH THE PRESIDENT ON ISSUES CURRENTLY BEFORE THE U.N.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50XZB3GP6IS09YTWDW727J99G
    Media URN:
    VLVA50XZB3GP6IS09YTWDW727J99G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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