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    UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY ARRIVED IN LONDON FROM FLORENCE TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR WORLD TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

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    UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY ARRIVED IN LONDON FROM FLORENCE TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR WORLD TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

    THIS, EVENING, BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON WAS GIVING A DINNER FOR VICE-PRESIDENT HUMPHREY AT CHEQUERS, HIS OFFICIAL RESIDENCE IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

    THE VICE-PRESIDENT IS IN BRITAIN ON THE FIFTH LEG OF HIS TWO-WEEK WESTERN EUROPEAN TOUR. BEFORE FLYING TO LONDON, THE VICE-PRESIDENT ENDED HIS DEMONSTRATION-PLAGUED ITALIAN VISIT TO SHOUTS OF "ASSASSIN" AND THE DISCOVERY OF AN IMITATION TIME-BOMB WHILE HE WAS TOURING.

    THE "BOMB" WAS FOUND THIS MORNING IN FLORENCE. STAFF AT THE ANCIENT PALAZZO VECCHIO TOWN HALL, WHICH HOUSES ART TREASURES, DISCOVERED A MYSTERIOUS PAPER PARCEL FROM WHICH CAME A TICKING SOUND. IT CONTAINED AN ALARM CLOCK, A FUSE AND THREE PIECES OF WOOD WRAPPED IN PAPER TO LOOK LIKE DYNAMITE.

    WHEN HE LANDED AT LONDON'S HEATHROW AIRPORT, VICE-PRESIDENT HUMPHREY REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS, BUT READ A STATEMENT:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5LJEP6RI4O1GTDFULJ9QI7VG6
    Media URN:
    VLVA5LJEP6RI4O1GTDFULJ9QI7VG6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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