• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FLEW HOME TO PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) AFTER A 12-DAY VISIT TO THE SOVIET UNION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV INT. COUVE DE MURVILLE SEATED AT TABLE (LEFT) & MR MIKOYAN SEATED ON RIGHT READY FOR SIGNING
    0.05

    2.
    SV COUVE DE MURVILLE SIGNS
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    3.
    SCU MIKOYAN DIGNS
    0.16

    4.
    CU DE GAULLE WATCHES
    0.22

    5.
    CU MR. PODGORNY
    0.26

    6.
    SV DE GAULLE SIGNS PAN PODGORNY SIGNING
    0.34

    7.
    CU PAN FROM BREZHNEV TO KOSYGIN
    0.41

    8.
    SV DE GAULLE & PODGORNY SHAKES HANDS
    0.50

    9.
    GV DE GAULLE WITH RUSSIANS ENTER RECEPTION
    0.58

    10.
    GV OTHER GUESTS FOLLOW
    1.02

    11.
    GV GUESTS
    1.07

    12.
    GTV RECEPTION
    1.14

    13.
    GV DE GAULLE ARRIVES AT MANOEUVRES GREETED BY GENERAL BELOBORODOV
    1.23

    14.
    GV ARMOURED VEHICLES TAKING PART IN MANOEUVRES
    1.31

    15.
    SV DE GAULLE WATCHES
    1.35

    16.
    LV TANKS
    1.43

    17.
    LV RUSSIAN & FRENCH FLAGS
    1.47

    18.
    MV DE GAULLE SHAKE HANDS WITH PUBLIC
    1.56

    19.
    LV MARCH PAST
    2.00

    20.
    MV CROWD WAVING
    2.03

    21.
    MLV DE GAULLE UP STEPS OF PLANE (2 SHOTS)
    2.18

    22.
    MV RUSSIAN LEADERS WAVING GOOD-BYE
    2.21

    23.
    LV PLANE DOWN RUNWAY
    2.27



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FLEW HOME TO PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) AFTER A 12-DAY VISIT TO THE SOVIET UNION.

    IN A JOINT DECLARATION, FRANCE AND RUSSIA PLEDGED TO WORK TOGETHER TOWARDS EUROPEAN PEACE BY TRYING TO WIN OVER THE NATIONS OF THE CONTINENT TO A NEW POLICY OF EAST-WEST DETENTE. AND, THEY EMPHASISED, THE PROBLEM WAS ONE FOR EUROPE ALONE.

    ON THURSDAY, ALSO, PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WATCHED RUSSIAN MISSILES, TANKS, ARTILLERY AND ABOUT 10,000 TROOPS USED IN A SIMULATED NUCLEAR ATTACK, STAGED ON A VAST TRAINING GROUND, ABOUT 70 KMS (45 MILES) FROM MOSCOW.

    IT WAS THE SECOND TIME THAT THE PRESIDENT HAD BEEN SHOWN SOME OF RUSSIA'S TOP-SECRET WEAPONS. LAST SATURDAY, HE BECAME THE FIRST WESTERNER TO SEE THE LAUNCHING OF A SOVIET SATELLITE.

    SOVIET LEADERS GAVE THE 75-YEAR-OLD FRENCH PRESIDENT A WARM SEND-OFF AFTER HIS 10,000 KMS (6,000-MILE) TOUR OF MOSCOW AND THE SOVIET PROVINCES.

    FROM HIS AIRCRAFT, PRESIDENT DE GAULLE SENT A TELEGRAM TO THE KREMLIN IN WHICH HE SPOKE OF THE "NEW PEACEFUL OPPORTUNITIES" OPENING BEFORE THE PEOPLES OF EUROPE AND THE WHOLE WORLD, "THANKS TO THE FIRMLY ESTABLISHED MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND THE SOVIET UNION."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5W4417BL7DSQ2RFGVSM9768XI
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W4417BL7DSQ2RFGVSM9768XI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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