• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY RECEIVED THE WEST GERMAN VICE-CHANCELLOR AND MINISTER OF ECONOMICS, PROFESSOR LUDWIG ERHARD, AT THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, JAN 8, FOR TALKS ON THE POSSIBILITY OF A LARGER CONTRIBUTION BY WEST GERMANY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG AND NEEDY NATIONS IN AFRICA AND ASIA.

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    PRESIDENT KENNEDY RECEIVED THE WEST GERMAN VICE-CHANCELLOR AND MINISTER OF ECONOMICS, PROFESSOR LUDWIG ERHARD, AT THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, JAN 8, FOR TALKS ON THE POSSIBILITY OF A LARGER CONTRIBUTION BY WEST GERMANY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG AND NEEDY NATIONS IN AFRICA AND ASIA.

    DR ERHARD - WHO ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON JAN 7 AND IS TO ADDRESS THE ECONOMIC CLUB IN NEW YORK JAN 10 - TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE THAT HE HAD DISCUSSED WITH THE PRESIDENT THE GENERAL POLITICAL SITUATION, ABOVE ALL THE BERLIN QUESTION, AND A DEVELOPMENT AID PROGRAMME.HE WELCOMED PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S IDEAS FOR A NEW ECONOMIC POLICY TO STRENGTHEN THE WESTERN WORLD.

    ASKED IF HE HAD DISCUSSED WITH THE PRESIDENT THE SOVIET MEMORANDUM HANDED LAST MONTH TO THE WEST GERMAN AMBASSADOR IN MOSCOW, DR ERHARD SAID HE HAD NOT DISCUSSED IT WITH MR KENNEDY, BUT IT HAD BEEN ONE OF THE SUBJECTS IN HIS TALKS WITH SECRETARY OF STATE DEAN RUSK.


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    Film ID:
    VLVA63EPK55W2OQYY7CNX0DSAEGB6
    Media URN:
    VLVA63EPK55W2OQYY7CNX0DSAEGB6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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