• Short Summary

    TOURIST DWIGHT EISENHOWER, COMING TO THE END OF HIS MONTH'S EUROPEAN HOLIDAY, IS IN IRELAND.?

  • Description

    TOURIST DWIGHT EISENHOWER, COMING TO THE END OF HIS MONTH'S EUROPEAN HOLIDAY, IS IN IRELAND. BEFORE STARTING A SHORT HOLIDAY IN DUBLIN, ON TUESDAY, THE 71-YEAR-OLD FORMER PRESIDENT AND MRS. EISENHOWER STOPPED BRIEFLY OVER THE BORDER IN BELFAST. IT WAS HIS FIRST VISIT FOR 17 YEARS. BUT ITS CITIZENS GREETED HIM LIKE AN OLD FRIEND.

    GENERAL
    THE GENERAL'S HEADQUARTERS WERE IN NORTHERN IRELAND FOR A TIME DURING WORLD WAR TWO, AND IN 1945 HE WAS GIVEN THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF BELFAST. A VISIT TO THE CITY HALL TO SEE HIS NAME IN THE ROLL OF FREEMAN WAS PART OF THE DAY'S PROGRAMME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5EM4E9JGOC0CRC1P01FNJSBBX
    Media URN:
    VLVA5EM4E9JGOC0CRC1P01FNJSBBX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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