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    THE U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL, ROBERT KENNEDY, BROTHER OF THE PRESIDENT, WHO IS ON A GOODWILL?

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    THE U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL, ROBERT KENNEDY, BROTHER OF THE PRESIDENT, WHO IS ON A GOODWILL WORLD TOUR, ATTENDED A FAREWELL RECEPTION AT THE BOGOR PALACE GIVEN BY PRESIDENT SOEKARNO AT THE END OF HIS VISIT TO INDONESIA, ON FEBRUARY 18.

    THE RECEPTION, MR KENNEDY HAD BRIEF DISCUSSIONS WITH THE FIRST MINISTER, DR DJUANDA, FOREIGN MINISTER DR SUBANDRIO, AND OTHER POLITICAL LEADERS. BEFORE HE LEFT HE ALSO HAD A SHORT TALK WITH DR. SOEKARNO. EARLIER, MR KENNEDY PRESENTED A SILVER PLATE TO THE PRESIDENT.

    IN THE TALKS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAD WITH LEADERS DURING HIS VISIT, HE EMPHASISED THE UNITED STATES HAD DONE ALL IT CAN "BEHIND THE SCENES" TO PROMOTE A POLITICAL SOLUTION TO THE WEST NEW GUINEA DISPUTE WITH THE NETHERLANDS.

    AT IN THE OTHER COUNTRIES MR KENNEDY AND HIS WIFE HAVE VISITED, THEIR ITINERARY INCLUDED OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE PEOPLE IN THEIR HOMES AND AT WORK. ALTHOUGH TROOPS WITH SUB-MACHINE GUNS GUARDED THE VISITORS WHEN THEY ARRIVED, THERE WERE FEW INCIDENTS DURING THE VISIT. WHEN MR KENNEDY ARRIVED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA AT DJAKARTA ON FEBRUARY 14, TO ADDRESS STUDENTS, AN EGG WAS THROWN WHICH GRAZED HIS CHEEK BUT DID NOT BREAK.

    FROM INDONESIA, THE VISITORS FLEW TO BANGKOK, THAILAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6XAK6LV4XR8JRKF6G1DBT5SY1
    Media URN:
    VLVA6XAK6LV4XR8JRKF6G1DBT5SY1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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