• Short Summary

    In the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, the bodies of U.S. diplomats ??? ??? and?

  • Description

    In the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, the bodies of U.S. diplomats ??? ??? and ??? the day of their funeral, Wednesday 7 March. The United States prepared to bury the two slain men with full military honours. The two diplomats were murdered by the Black September in the Saudi Arabian Embassy last Friday (2 March). Their bodies were returned to the United States on Monday (5 March) to lay in State.

    The names of the two diplomats appeared on a plaque dedicated by president Nixon during a State Department speech which he delivered on Tuesday. Also present was U.S. Secretary of State William Rogers.

    In his speech, President Nixon called for international action to combat terrorism. A transcription of his speech follows:
    SYNOPSIS: In Washington's National Presbyterian Church, draped coffins containing the bodies of murdered U.S. diplomats, Cleo Noel and George Moore, lay in State.

    The two diplomats were murdered by the Black September in the Saudi Arabian Embassy last Friday. Their bodies were returned to the United States on Monday to await a full military funeral.

    Before making a speech at the State Department, President Nixon, accompanied by Secretary of State William Rogers, dedicated a plaque which commemorates United States foreign service officers who have died while serving abroad. The last two names on the plaque were cleo were Cleo Noel and George Moore.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA805F0F7NY8ZG0HJJC7U46CXQH
    Media URN:
    VLVA805F0F7NY8ZG0HJJC7U46CXQH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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