• Short Summary

    MR. GEORGE BALL, THE UNITED STATES UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE, TODAY (MONDAY), HAD A 35-MINUTE?

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. QUAI D'ORSAY
    0.08

    2.
    SV MR. BALL ARRIVES AND ENTERS
    0.29

    3.
    SV CAMERAMEN
    0.30

    4.
    SV MR. BALL AND DE MURVILLE AFTER MEETING SHAKE HANDS
    0.40

    5.
    SV AS MR. BALL AND REPORTERS ASK QUESTIONS (SOF STARTS: "MR. BALL ANY COMMENTS........ SOF ENDS: "...I'LL SEE YOU THERE.")
    1.41

    6.
    MR. BALL WALKS TO CAR
    2.00


    MR. BALL'S ARRIVAL AT QUAI D'ORSAY; BALL SPEAKING TO REPORTERS AFTER MEETING DE MURVILLE. (SOF)



    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 5: REPORTER: "MR. BALL, ANY COMMENT AFTER YOUR TALK WITH MR. COUVE DE MURVILLE?"



    BALL: "WE HAD A DISCUSSION, BOTH OF THE SITUATION IN VIETNAM AND THE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE NATO ALLIANCE. I DON'T THINK I WANT TO COMMENT FURTHER THAN THAT."



    REPORTER: "ANY TIME FOR THE LEAVING OF US BASES IN FRANCE?"



    BALL: "WE DISCUSSED A NUMBER OF MATTERS INCLUDING THE PLANS OF THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AS FAR AS TIMING AND CARRYING OUT OF THE INTENTIONS THAT THEY'VE EXPRESSED. I DON'T....I THINK THAT SHOULD COME FROM FRENCH SIDE."



    REPORTER: "ARE YOU GOING TO SEE ANY OTHER FRENCH OFFICIALS?"



    BALL: "I DON'T INTEND TO. NO, I HAVE NO PLANS TO."



    REPORTER: "AND TOMORROW YOU ARE GOING TO NATO ALL THE DAY?"



    BALL: "GOING TO NATO, YES."



    REPORTER: "WE'LL BE THERE, SIR."



    BALL: "I BEG YOUR PARDON."



    REPORTER: "WE'LL BE THERE."



    BALL: "GOOD, I'LL SEE YOU THERE."




    Initials RGM/VS/CR/OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MR. GEORGE BALL, THE UNITED STATES UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE, TODAY (MONDAY), HAD A 35-MINUTE MEETING WITH THE FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE. AFTERWARDS, MR. BALL SPOKE TO REPORTERS.

    M. COUVE DE MURVILLE IS REPORTED TO HAVE TOLD MR. BALL OF FRANCE'S PLANS TO WITHDRAW ITS TROOPS FROM THE MILITARY STRUCTURE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO).

    FRANCE TODAY ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT IT WOULD SHORTLY PROPOSE DATES FOR THE EVACUATION OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN MILITARY BASES AND SHAPE, THE WESTERN NATION'S EUROPEAN HEADQUARTERS.

    MR. BALL AND M. DE MURVILLE ALSO DISCUSSED THE VIETNAM SITUATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6OPWF5C7T8F2FZCB0U2EE3QOJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6OPWF5C7T8F2FZCB0U2EE3QOJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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