• Short Summary

    DISCUSSIONS IN THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN PRESIDENT TSHOMBE OF KATANGA AND UNITED NATIONS OFFICIALS AT NDOLA, NORTHERN RHODESIA, WERE ADJOURNED THROUGH SEPT 20 FOR A CEREMONY IN TRIBUTE TO MR.

  • Description

    DISCUSSIONS IN THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN PRESIDENT TSHOMBE OF KATANGA AND UNITED NATIONS OFFICIALS AT NDOLA, NORTHERN RHODESIA, WERE ADJOURNED THROUGH SEPT 20 FOR A CEREMONY IN TRIBUTE TO MR. DAG HAMMARSKJOELD, THE LATE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL, WHOSE BODY WAS LYING IN STATE IN THE NEARBY MODERN NON-CONFORMIST CHURCH.

    DELEGATES TO THE TALKS, INCLUDING THE PRINCIPALS, JOINED SIR EVELYN HONE, GOVERNOR OF NORTHERN RHODESIA; LORD ALPORT, BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN THE RHODESIAN FEDERATION; AND OTHER PERSONALITIES AT THE CHURCH CEREMONY. THERE WAS NO COFFIN ON ITS BLACK CATAFALQUE. A RHODESIAN MILITARY GUARD OF HONOUR WAS CHANGED EVERY FIVE MINUTES.

    MR. HAMMARSKJOELD'S BODY WILL BE FLOWN HOME TO SWEDEN, WHERE IT WILL BE GIVEN A STATE FUNERAL SEPT 29 AT UPPSALA CATHEDRAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DV9XJA04BL0NPP1RDDQ7FGG8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DV9XJA04BL0NPP1RDDQ7FGG8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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