• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY IS MAKING A FIVE-DAY VISIT TO PERU -- THE FIRST STAGE OF A FOUR-NATION TOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA -- AND THE FIRST EVER VISIT TO THE CONTINENT BY A GERMAN HEAD OF STATE.

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    PRESIDENT LUEBKE OF WEST GERMANY IS MAKING A FIVE-DAY VISIT TO PERU -- THE FIRST STAGE OF A FOUR-NATION TOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA -- AND THE FIRST EVER VISIT TO THE CONTINENT BY A GERMAN HEAD OF STATE. YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) -- THE SECOND DAY OF THE VISIT -- PRESIDENT LUEBKE LAID A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF THE COUNTRY'S NATIONAL HERO, GENERAL JOSE ANDRES RAZURI; VISITED A CLOCK TOWER GIVEN BY THE GERMAN PEOPLE IN 1921 TO MARK THE CENTENARY OF PERUVIAN INDEPENDENCE; PLACED A WREATH ON THE MONUMENT TO THE GERMAN SCIENTIST HUMBOLDT WHO LIVED IN PERU; AND VISITED A COLLEGE IN LIMA WHICH BEAR'S THE FAMOUS SCIENTIST'S NAME.

    WHEN HE ARRIVED IN LIMA ON FRIDAY, HE WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT BELAUNDE. TOGETHER THEY DROVE THROUGH CROWDED STREETS TO THE GOVERNMENT PALACE FOR THE OFFICIAL RECEPTION.

    DURING THE REST OF HIS STAY, THE WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT WILL ATTEND A SESSION OF THE PERUVIAN CONGRESS, RECEIVE THE FREEDOM OF LIMA FROM THE CITY'S MAYOR AND VISIT THE INCA RUINS. HE LEAVES PERU FOR CHILE ON WEDNESDAY (29TH APRIL) AND WILL GO ON TO ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL LATER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7J99AP0YVX1J577TE7O5GPLA7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7J99AP0YVX1J577TE7O5GPLA7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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