• Short Summary

    ON FRIDAY, THOUSANDS OF CHEERING NEW YORKERS GAVE EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, THE TRADITIONAL BROADWAY TICKER-TAPE WELCOME.

  • Description

    ON FRIDAY, THOUSANDS OF CHEERING NEW YORKERS GAVE EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, THE TRADITIONAL BROADWAY TICKER-TAPE WELCOME.HE WAS ON HIS WAY TO ADDRESS THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY - THE FIRST AFRICAN HEAD OF STATE TO DO SO THIS SESSION.

    THE 72-YEAR-OLD MONARCH, RECEIVED A STANDING OVATION FROM THE PACKED ASSEMBLY.

    THE EMPEROR APPEALED FOR AN ACCEPTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS AS THE WORLD PEACE-KEEPING AND PEACE-MAKING ORGANISATION.HE CALLED FOR ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA AND PORTUGAL, AND GAVE A WARNING THAT IF THE U.N.DID NOT HELP IN FINDING PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS TO THESE PROBLEMS.AFRICANS WOULD FIGHT TO ACHIEVE THEIR FREEDOM.

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE HAD COME FROM WASHINGTON, WHERE DURING HIS TWO DAY STATE VISIT HE HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6DC7K6ZHDNA2YAG5YEMWEIBOK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DC7K6ZHDNA2YAG5YEMWEIBOK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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