• Short Summary

    MRS. ANGIE E. BROOKES-PRESIDENT OF THE U. GENERAL ASSEMBLY-IS ON AN OFFICIAL ONE-WEEK VISIT TO?

  • Description

    MRS. ANGIE E. BROOKES-PRESIDENT OF THE U. GENERAL ASSEMBLY-IS ON AN OFFICIAL ONE-WEEK VISIT TO ISRAEL, ACCOMPANIED BY HER SON HENRY. SHE HAS BEEN VISITING RELIGIOUS SHRINES, PLACES OF HISTORIC INTEREST AND AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITIES, AND AN INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES.

    DURING HER VISIT, SHE APPEALED FOR TRUST IN THE GOOD OFFICES OF THE U.N. PEACE-MAKERS WHO ARE WORKING FOR AN ARAB-ISRAELI SETTLEMENT.

    IN THE COURSE OF THE HER TOUR, MRS. BROOKS VISITED SEVERAL OF ISRAEL'S HOLY PLACES, AMONG THEM THE RIVER JORDAN. AT AN AGRICULTURAL SETTLEMENT -- THE KIBUTZ ASHOD YAAKOV-SHE INSPECTED THE SHELTERS USED IN CASE OF ENEMY ATTACKS.

    LATER ON THE SAME DAY, SHE WAS THE GUEST OF THE DEPUTY SPEAKER OF THE ISRAELI PARLIAMENT, MR. DIN ZUABI, IN NAZARETH. SHE EXPRESSED HER SATISFACTION AT HAVING SEEN ARABS AND JEWS WORKING TOGETHER. MRS. ZUABI IS HIMSELF AN ARAB.

    AT HAIFA, MRS. BROOKS CALLED A THE MOUNT CARMEL INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES WHERE COURSE IN ADULT EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH AND RELATED SUBJECT ARE HELD FOR WOMEN ACTIVE IN PUBLIC LIFE. SHE WAS ABLE TO MEET THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE CURRENT COURSE ON FOOD AND APPLIED NUTRITION, WHO COME FROM MANY PARTS OF AFRICA. MRS. BROOKS IS A PROMINENT LIBERIAN DIPLOMAT AND LAWYER, AND WAS ACTIVE IN THE GOVERNMENT OF HER OWN COUNTRY BEFORE TAKING UP HER DUTIES WITH THE UNITED NATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6IYP91MWHHH4PR6UBPK71KR44
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IYP91MWHHH4PR6UBPK71KR44
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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