• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S MEN OF TITLE AND POWER FILED INTO THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO MRS JACQUELINE KENNEDY AFTER THE FUNERAL AND BURIAL OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S MEN OF TITLE AND POWER FILED INTO THE WHITE HOUSE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO MRS JACQUELINE KENNEDY AFTER THE FUNERAL AND BURIAL OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY.MRS KENNEDY, WHO EARLIER HAD LED HER NATION IN LAYING TO REST ITS PRESIDENT, WAS STILL COMPOSED AS HE SPOKE A FEW WORDS TO HER CALLERS, THANKING THEM FOR THEIR SYMPATHY.

    AMONG THEM - AS FILMED ENTERING THE BLACK-DRAPED PORTICO OF THE WHITE HOUSE - WERE: W.GERMAN CHANCELLOR DR.ERHARD ; BELGIUM'S KING BAUDOUIN; THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, REPRESENTING BRITAIN'S QUEEN ELIZABETH; THE AUSTRIAN DELEGATION; WEST BERLIN MAYOR WILLY BRANDT; AUSTRALIA'S AMBASSADOR, SIR HOWARD BEALE; UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT AND DR.RALPH BUNCHE; THE VIETNAMESE DELEGATION, AND THE PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL AND HIS WIFE.

    LATER, THE FOREIGN DIGNITARIES WENT TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT WHERE THEY QUEDED FOR THE FIRST WORDS WITH THE NEW PRESIDENT, LYNDON B.JOHNSON.TOWERING ABOVE THE PROCESSION OF THE FAMOUS WAS THE UNIFORMED FIGURE OF PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE, SEEN HERE CHATTING WITH ISRAEL'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MRS MEIR, AND DR.ERHARD.

    ALSO FILMED IN ORDER OF MEETING PRESIDENT JOHNSON ON ARRIVAL WERE: KING BAOUDIN; THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AND BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER, SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME; THE ISRAELI PRESIDENT MAYOR WILLY BRANDT; THE CAMEROONS DELEGATION, AND PRINCESS BEATRIX AND PRINCE BERNHARD, FOR THE NETHERLANDS.

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON STOOD IN THE CANDLE-LIT RECEPTION ROOM, SHAKING HANDS WITH EACH ARRIVAL.THE MANNER OF HIS HANDSHAKE WAS VIRTUALLY AND INDEX TO THE SPECIAL FEELINGS HE HAD FOR SOME OF THE VISITORS.

    THE FINAL COUNT OF THE DIGNITARIES WAS 220, REPRESENTING 92 NATIONS, PLUS FIVE INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES AND THE VATICAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5QOPKF6USWVEJSS7H0DOSZQTT
    Media URN:
    VLVA5QOPKF6USWVEJSS7H0DOSZQTT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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