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    A TREMENDOUS WELCOME AWAITED PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY AS THEY FLEW INTO BOGOTA'S ELDORADO AIRPORT,?

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    SCENES: ARRIVAL OF MR. AND MRS. KENNEDY AT BOGOTA'S ELDORADO AIRPORT. WELCOME BY CARDINAL CONCHA CORDOBA, PRESIDENT LLERAS CAMARGO, CABINET AND DIPLOMATS. THE PRESIDENTS EXCHANGE BRIEF SPEECHES. INAUGURATION OF PUBLIC WORKS. DRIVE THROUGH TOWN. RECEPTION AND DINNER AT PRESIDENTIAL SAN CARLOS PALACE.




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    Background: A TREMENDOUS WELCOME AWAITED PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY AS THEY FLEW INTO BOGOTA'S ELDORADO AIRPORT, DECEMBER 17, TO BE GREETED BY PRESIDENT LLERAS CAMARGO OF COLOMBIA, CARDINAL CONCHA CORDOBA, THE ENTIRE CABINET AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, AND BY CHEERING CROWDS.

    AN ESTIMATED 500,000 PEOPLE PAID TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE JACQUELINE AS THEY DROVE 12 MILES TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, AFTER DEDICATING A HOUSING PROJECT SUPPORTED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS. "WE HAVE NOT SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS SINCE THE CAMPAIGN CROWDS IN NEW YORK AND CHICAGO", WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY SALINGER SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA61ZNOXA6E1KG7OVUKINCM74AL
    Media URN:
    VLVA61ZNOXA6E1KG7OVUKINCM74AL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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