• Short Summary

    THE FIRST DAY OF THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON ENDED TODAY (THURSDAY) WITH A RECEPTION FOR THE DELEGATES GIVEN AT NO. 10 DOWNING STREET - THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF MR.

  • Description

    1.
    SV INT. MR. AND MRS. LESTER PEARSON WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.05

    2.
    SV PAN MR. SHASTRI WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.14

    3.
    SV PAN SIR ALBERT MARGAI WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.22

    4.
    SV MR. KAUNDA WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.28

    5.
    SV DR. HASTINGS BANDA WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.32

    6.
    SV PAN DR.NKRUMAH WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.42

    7.
    SV MR. SANGSTER WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON AND MR. WILSON
    0.49

    8.
    SV PAN MR. KYPRIANOU WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    0.55

    9.
    SV MR. OBOTE WELCOMED BY MR. & MRS. WILSON
    1.02

    10.
    SV SIR ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA WELCOMED BY MRS. WILSON
    1.10

    11.
    SV AYUB KHAN IS WELCOMED BY MR. WILSON
    1.14

    12.
    GV INT..DELEGATES TALKING
    1.19

    13.
    SV AYUB KHAN TALKING TO MR. SHASTRI PAN TO OTHER DELEGATES
    1.33

    14.
    SV FROM LEFT TO RIGHT - ERIC WILLIAMS, SIR ROBERT MENZIES AND MR. SANGSTER.
    1.37

    15.
    SV SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME TALKS TO DELEGATE
    1.40

    16.
    SV FROM LEFT TO RIGHT - MR. OBOTE MR.LESTER PEARSON, DR. BANDA AND TUNKU ABDUL RHAMAN
    1.43

    17.
    SCU PAN DELEGATES
    2.17

    18.
    GV PAN MASS GROUP POSE FOR PICTURE.
    2.25



    Initials RM/ROTA/MGT/EEH


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO 5732/65 WILSON SOF ON VIETNAM MISSION 17 JUNE

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    Background: THE FIRST DAY OF THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON ENDED TODAY (THURSDAY) WITH A RECEPTION FOR THE DELEGATES GIVEN AT NO. 10 DOWNING STREET - THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF MR. HAROLD WILSON, THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, AND HIS WIFE.

    THE RECEPTION ENDED A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FIRST DAY, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT FIVE COMMONWEALTH LEADERS HEADED BY MR. WILSON, WOULD FORM A MISSION TO GET IN TOUCH WITH GOVERNMENTS PRINCIPALLY CONCERNED WITH THE VIETNAM PROBLEM. THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE MISSION WILL BE PRESIDENT NKRUMAH, SIR ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA, DR. ERIC WILLIAMS, AND MR. SENANAYAKE, PRIME MINISTER OF CEYLON.

    THE MISSION WILL SEEK TO BRING ABOUT A CONFERENCE THAT MIGHT LEAD TO PEACE IN VIETNAM. THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, THE MISSION HOPES TO VISIT PEKING, MOSCOW, HANOI SAIGON, WASHINGTON, AND THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK. AN ITINERARY HAS NOT YET BEEN DECIDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56TSE3KKJSTFSW1UXHLWKLU62
    Media URN:
    VLVA56TSE3KKJSTFSW1UXHLWKLU62
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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