• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. SPIRO AGNEW, AND HIS PARTY HAVE SPENT A BUSY TIME IN?

  • Description

    THE AMERICAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. SPIRO AGNEW, AND HIS PARTY HAVE SPENT A BUSY TIME IN MALAYSIA DURING THEIR ASIA TOUR, BUT THE TOUR HAS TAKEN ITS TOLL ON MRS. JUDY AGNEW WHO WAS ORDERED BY A DOCTOR TO REST. WITH THE VICE-PRESIDENT'S WIFE CONFINED TO HER HOTEL SUITE, MRS. FAYE STAFFRORD, WIFE OF ACCOMPANYING ASTRONAUT THOMAS STAFFORD, STOOF IN FOR HER, ON A TOUR OF KUALA LUMPUR LAST THURSDAY (JANUARY THE 8TH.)
    THE MOST COLOURFUL STOP ON THE TOUR WAS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM WHERE A MOCK MALAY WEDDING WAS STAGED. MRS. STAFFORD SAT IN THE PLACE RESERVED FOR SPECIAL OR HONOURED GUESTS DURING THE MOCK WEDDING. THE PART OF THE CEREMONY STAGED IN HER HONOUR WAS THE BLESSING CEREMONY WHICH LASTS ABOUT HALF AN HOUR. THE BRIDAL COUPLE SAT ON A PLATFORM WITH RELATIVES AND HONOURED GUESTS CLOSE BY. AT THE END OF THE CEREMONY MRS. STAFFORD JOINED IN SHOWERING THE COUPLE WITH RICE.

    LATER A VICE-PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESMAN SAID THAT MRS. AGNEW FELT MUCH BETTER AFTER THE REST AND WOULD RESUME HER TOUR PROGRAMME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63IO3LK9KG59QZ68TXX6Y12QE
    Media URN:
    VLVA63IO3LK9KG59QZ68TXX6Y12QE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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