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    THE AMERICAN ATTORNEY GENERAL MR. ROBERT KENNEDY WAS GIVEN A TUMULTUOUS RECEPTION TODAY (FRIDAY) WHEN?

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    THE AMERICAN ATTORNEY GENERAL MR. ROBERT KENNEDY WAS GIVEN A TUMULTUOUS RECEPTION TODAY (FRIDAY) WHEN HE FLEW INTO WEST BERLIN FROM BONN WITH HIS WIFE AND THREE OF THEIR CHILDREN.

    POLICE SAY 300,000 LINED THE ROUTE TO WATCH THE BROTHER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT KENNEDY DRIVE FROM THE AIRPORT. AT THE AIRPORT THE VISITOR WAS GIVEN A 19 GUN SALUTE AND HE INSPECTED AN HONOUR GUARD OF U.S. TROOPS.

    LATER MR. KENNEDY UNVEILED A MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO HIS BROTHER, AND ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND WEST BERLINERS STOOD BAREHEADED WATCHING THE CEREMONY FROM THE SQUARE WHERE PRESIDENT KENNEDY EXACTLY A YEAR AGO ADDRESSED 300,000 WEST BERLINERS.

    MR. KENNEDY TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE THAT THE BEST OPPORTUNITIES TO BREAK DOWN BARRIERS BETWEEN EAST AND WEST WERE IN GERMANY AND "HERE IN BERLIN".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NEAQWNYWPCT986DRMJJMVUPF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NEAQWNYWPCT986DRMJJMVUPF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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