• Short Summary

    FROM CAIRO IT WAS REPORTED TODAY (MONDAY) THAT MR. KHRUSHCHEV WAS "VERY TIRED". CHANGES WERE?

  • Description

    FROM CAIRO IT WAS REPORTED TODAY (MONDAY) THAT MR. KHRUSHCHEV WAS "VERY TIRED". CHANGES WERE MADE IN THE PROGRAMME OF HIS 16 DAY VISIT TO EGYPT, SOURCES CLOSE TO THE SOVIET DELEGATION SAID.

    AT THE WEEKEND (SEEN ON FILM) MR. KHRUSHCHEV RETURNED TO CAIRO FROM HIS VISIT UP THE NILE HALF A DAY EARLIER THAN PLANNED. HE WENT TO LUXOR AND STAYED ONLY ABOUT TWO HOURS. HE WAS TO HAVE MADE AN EXTENSIVE ROUND OF MONUMENTS THERE BUT SAW ONLY THOSE IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY INCLUDING THE LUXOR AND KARNAK TEMPLES.

    WITH THE SOVIET LEADER WERE PRESIDENT NASSER, PRESIDENT BEN BELLA OF ALGERIA AND PRESIDENT SALLAL OF THE YEMEN.

    AFTER 45 MINUTES IN THE LUXOR TEMPLE THE FOUR ATTEMPTED TO LEAVE BY CAR FOR THE KARNAK TEMPLE; POLICE HAD TO BATTLE WITH HUGE HYSTERICAL CROWDS WHICH MOBBED THEIR CAR. AFTER A 20 MINUTE BATTLE THE CAR SIMPLY DROVE THROUGH THE HUGE CROWD WHICH PARTED AND BROKE UP.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF MR. KHRUSHCHEV'S VISIT HAS BEEN CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE COMPLETION OF THE FIRST STAGE OF THE LARGELY SOVIET FINANCED ASWAN HIGH DAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA726R01BWQ74NJ5VQYOGGHODPW
    Media URN:
    VLVA726R01BWQ74NJ5VQYOGGHODPW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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