• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT TITO IS ON HIS WAY HOME TO YUGOSLAVIA AFTER HIS VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA, MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT TITO IS ON HIS WAY HOME TO YUGOSLAVIA AFTER HIS VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA, MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES.PRO- AND ANTI-TITO DEMONSTRATORS GAVE HIM A NOISY SEND-OFF AFTER HIS SHIP HAD BEEN DELAYED BECAUSE OF A BOMB SCARE.

    THE YOGUSLAV LEADER HAD BEEN STAYING AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA HOTEL, AND HEAVY SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE IN FORCE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AS HE AND HIS ENTOURAGE LEFT BY CAR FOR THE PORT AREA.EARLIER THIS WEEK, AFTER DEMONSTRATORS SNEAKED INTO HIS HOTEL, YOGUSLAV OFFICIALS COMPLAINED OF THE LACK OF POLICE PROTECTION.

    JUST BEFORE HE REACHED THE DOCKSIDE, THE COAST GUARD RECEIVED A TELEPHONE CALL THAT A BOMB WOULD GO OFF IN HIS LINER, THE ROTTERDAM.HE REMAINED ON THE WHARF FOR 40 MINUTES WHILE POLICE SEARCHED THE SHIP.

    CROWDS WAVING BANNERS HURLED ABUSE, WHILE OTHERS CHEERED HIM.HUNDREDS OF UNIFORMED AND PLAIN-CLOTHED POLICE MINGLED WITH THE CROWD.

    IN A SHORT STATEMENT BEFORE BOARDING THE SHIP, HE DESCRIBED HIS U.S.VISIT AS A SUCCESS AND SAID HE HOPED "NORMAL, FRIENDLY RELATIONS MARKED BY STABILITY" WOULD PREVAIL BETWEEN THE U.S.AND YOGUSLAVIA.HE ALSO EXPRESSED GRATITUDE TO THE "GREAT NUMBER" OF AMERICANS, WHO, HE SAID, HAD SENT HIM GREETINGS AND GOOD WISHES BY LETTER AND TELEGRAM.

    PRESIDENT TITO IS OUT TO REACH SOUTHAMPTON NEXT FRIDAY, AND FROM THERE WILL FLY TO BELGRADE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5VH8TAPCXLAJEN0LAEAZPAG11
    Media URN:
    VLVA5VH8TAPCXLAJEN0LAEAZPAG11
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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