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    FORMER WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR LUDWIG ERHARD AND HIS WIFE ARE ON AN 11 DAY VISIT TO ISRAEL.

  • Description

    FORMER WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR LUDWIG ERHARD AND HIS WIFE ARE ON AN 11 DAY VISIT TO ISRAEL. TODAY (TUESDAY) DR. ERHARD HAD TALKS WITH HIS HOST, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER LEVI ESHKOL, BEFORE VISITING YAD VA-SHEM MEMORIAL CENTRE FOR THE VICTIMS OF NAZI PERSECUTION, BUILT ON A HILLSIDE WEST OF JERUSALEM. DR. ERHARD WAS CHANCELLOR OF WEST GERMANY, WHEN HIS COUNTRY DECIDED TO ESTABLISH NORMAL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL DESPITE BITTER CRITICISM BY ARAB COUNTRIES.

    AFTER HIS 45 MINUTE TALK WITH THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. ERHARD VISITED THE YAD VA-SHEM MEMORIAL. HE AND HIS WIFE WERE SHOWN ROUND THE PERMANENT EXHIBITION BY MR. KATRIEL KATZ, THE NEW DIRECTOR OF THE MEMORIAL CENTRE.

    THE FORMER WEST GERMANY CHANCELLOR APPEARED DEEPLY MOVED BY THE EXHIBITS. AFTER ATTENDING A BRIEF SERVICE HE LAID A WREATH IN WEST GERMANY'S NATIONAL COLOURS ON THE SYMBOLIC GRAVE OF SIX MILLION JEWS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PMQM37HCHYQP6YD1P28TG5WR
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PMQM37HCHYQP6YD1P28TG5WR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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