• Short Summary

    DR. LUDWIG ERHARD, THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, TODAY (THURSDAY) ROUNDS OFF HIS 5 DAY VISIT?

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    DR. LUDWIG ERHARD, THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, TODAY (THURSDAY) ROUNDS OFF HIS 5 DAY VISIT TO CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES, WHERE HE HAS HELD TALKS THIS WEEK WITH AMERICA'S PRESIDENT JOHNSON, AND CANADA'S PRIME MINISTER LESTER PEARSON.

    HE MET WITH THE CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER YESTERDAY (JUNE 10) IN OTTAWA, DURING A BUSY DAY OF ENGAGEMENTS.

    FILM SHOWS THE CHANCELLOR ATTENDING A CEREMONY AT THE CANADIAN NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL WHICH HONOURS THE 100 THOUSAND CANADIANS KILLED IN TWO WORLD WARS. IT ALSO SHOWS HIM ARRIVING AT THE CANADIAN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT BUILDING WHERE HE MET THE CANADIAN LEADER.

    DURING THE LAUNCH-TIME CEREMONY AT THE MEMORIAL, DR. ERHARD PLACED A WREATH AT THE SHRINE.

    HIS TALKS, WITH MR. PEARSON WERE REPORTED TO HAVE COVERED A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS. DURING THE COURSE OF THE TALKS MR. PEARSON IS SAID TO HAVE EXPRESSED UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT FOR WEST GERMANY IN ITS EFFORTS TO RE-UNITE THE GERMAN PEOPLE.

    CHANCELLOR ERHARD AND MR. PEARSON WERE JOINED FOLLOWING THEIR PRIVATE TALKS BY THEIR FOREIGN MINISTERS -- HERR SCHROEDER, THE WEST GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER, AND MR. MARTIN, CANADA'S MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.

    EARLIER, THE TWO FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE DISCUSSED RELATIONS WITH THE COMMUNIST WORLD, THE SITUATION IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA AND GERMAN RE-UNIFICATION, INCLUDING THE PROBLEM OF BERLIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5D4IDK4AXBVFAREYSFDUSOG0C
    Media URN:
    VLVA5D4IDK4AXBVFAREYSFDUSOG0C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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