• Short Summary

    CHAPMAN COLLEGE, THE WORLD'S ONLY FLOATING UNIVERSITY, SAILED INTO ABIDJAN FOR A THREE-DAY VISIT ON TUESDAY (APRIL 27).

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    CHAPMAN COLLEGE, THE WORLD'S ONLY FLOATING UNIVERSITY, SAILED INTO ABIDJAN FOR A THREE-DAY VISIT ON TUESDAY (APRIL 27). THE UNIVERSITY, HOUSED ABOARD THE 15,000 TON LINER RYNDAH, CARRIES 500 LECTURERS AND STUDENTS FROM 200 COLLEGES IN THE UNITED STATES. THEY WERE TOURING THE IVORIAN CAPITAL AND SURROUNDING AREAS BEFORE SAILING ON TO SENEGAL.

    SYNOPSIS: STEAMING INTO ABIDJAN ON TUESDAY WAS THE WORLD'S ONLY FLOATING UNIVERSITY. IT'S CALLED CHAPMAN COLLEGE AND IT'S HOUSED ABOARD THE FIFTEEN-THOUSAND TON LINER RYNDAM. FIVE-HUNDRED LECTURERS AND STUDENTS FROM THE UNITED STATES ARE ABOARD ON THE CURRENT CRUISE. THEIR SHIPBOARD FACILITIES INCLUDE A MARINE LABORATORY, LECTURE ROOMS, LITERARY THEATRE AND HOSPITAL. IN ABIDJAN, THE STUDENTS WERE SPENDING THREE DAYS TOURING THE CITY AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

    THE STUDENTS SAILED FROM LOS ANGELES AT THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY. THEY HAVE ALREADY VISITED ASIA AND EAST AFRICA. AFTER THEIR EXCURSIONS INTO THE IVORY COAST, THE STUDENTS WILL BE SAILING ON TO THEIR NEXT DESTINATION --- SENEGAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7MIHFWNJUNY4WLJDXEQ90WV5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MIHFWNJUNY4WLJDXEQ90WV5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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