• Short Summary

    US Undersecretary of State, C.Douglas Dillon, arrived Seoul Airport for a two-day tour of South?

  • Description

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    LV.PAN Plane taxis
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    LV. Mr. Dillon steps from plane
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    SV. Mr. Dillon greeted by American Ambassador Mr. Dylstap Vice Foreign Minister Choi and Gen. Magruder
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    SV. Dillon meets ROK cabinet members
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    SV. Dillon shakes hands with Korean military leaders
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    LV.PAN Dillon inspects guard of honour from jeep
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    SV.PAN Flags
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    SCU. Dillon at mike
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    SV. Members of press
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    SV. Dillon with bouquet
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    LV. Ministers seated at conference
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    SV. DITTO
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    SCU. Mr. Dillon shakes hands with Pres. Rhee
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    SCU. Pres. Rhee shakes hands with members of Mr. Dillon's party
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: US Undersecretary of State, C.Douglas Dillon, arrived Seoul Airport for a two-day tour of South Korea, October 23. Korean Government representatives, US acting Ambassador and US end Korean Army chiefs welcomed him, his wife and 10-man team of advisers.

    After the meeting with six Cabinet members, including four economic ministers and the defence minister, Mr. Dillon went to Kyungmu Dai, Presidential Palace, to talk with South Korean President Syngman Rhee.

    The are reported to have reviewed overall Korea-USA relations and internal affairs. After a meeting Mr. and Mrs. Dillon attended a dinner in their honour at the Palace.

    Recently South Korea has been concerned with possible cuts in US aid. Mr. Dillon pledged that there would be no cut in US economic assistance in its total magnitude.

    At the ministerial meeting he was told that Korea's minimum aid requirements for 1960-61 fiscal year was 222 million dollars.

    The day following his arrival in Seoul, October 24, Dillon visited US troops on the Korean. frontier. He left for Japan on October 25.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59EPXNHCCR0E16XBH6WZLZSGD
    Media URN:
    VLVA59EPXNHCCR0E16XBH6WZLZSGD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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