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    Reel I


    1.
    U.E. Embassy Brazil


    2.
    Staffs without flag


    3.
    U.S. Marines, approaching with U.S. flag


    4.
    Flag, raising flag.


    5.
    Flag lowered to half staff.


    6.
    Minister John Gordon Mein, deputy chief of U.S. Mission is present in absence in U.S. of U. S. Ambassador Lincoln gordon, appears with aides.


    7.
    Australian Embassy with flag at half staff


    8.
    British Embassy with flag at half staff


    9.
    Monument to Brazilians who died in World War II. This is Brazil's most sensitive monument, but, amazingly enough, the Presidential order for three days of official mourning for Churchill did not appear to have reached this level. Our cameraman tried to get the NCO in charge of the squad to lower the flag to half staff, but he said "that this is impossible without superior orders." with flag at half staff


    10.
    Hotel Serrador -- commercial establishment/honoring Churchill as against official monument where flag flown at full staff. Apparently the word never got through, for flag to be at half staff for Brazil's "unknown soldier."


    11.
    British shipping company Lamport & Holt with flag at half staff


    12.
    French Embassy with flag at half staff, in honor of Churchill.




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVA77FVHD3JOMBS1IZF8HQMQNA4N
    Media URN:
    VLVA77FVHD3JOMBS1IZF8HQMQNA4N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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