• Short Summary

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

  • Description


    AIRCRAFT TAXIES; US FLAGS; HUMPHREY AND WIFE DOWN AIRCRAFT STEPS; PHOTOGRAPHER; RECEPTION PARTY; HUMPHREY MAKES STATEMENT (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT



    "WE SHALL BE DISCUSSING, I AM SURE, THE SUBJECT MATTER THAT IS ON THE MINDS OF SO MANY PEOPLE TODAY -F THE NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY, WHICH MY GOVERNMENT BELIEVERS, AND WHICH I KNOW YOU BELIEVE, IS A VERY BASIC STEP TOWARDS PEACE IN THIS WORLD; THE KENNEDY ROUND OF TRADE NEGOTIATION, DESIGNED TO PROMOTE COMMERCE AND THE LIBERALISATION OF TRADE POLICY; THE STRENGTHENING OF THE GREAT ATLANTIC ALLIANCE, WHICH HAS BEEN A BULWARK OF DEFENCE AND STRENGTH FOR ALL THE FREE WORLD. WE WILL TALK ABOUT MANY EVENTS IN EUROPE OF INTERESTS TO OUR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES AND OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO EAST-WEST DEVELOPMENTS; AND THE SITUATION IN THE FAR EAST. I CAN WELL IMAGINE THAT OUT THOUGHTS WILL RANGE OVER A HOST OF TOPICS CONCERNED WITH, AND OF VITAL IMPORTANCE TO, OUR RESPECTIVE NATIONS."




    Initials GHB/V/BHH/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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:

  • Tags

  • Data

    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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment