• Short Summary

    MR. HUBERT HUMPHREY, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, MADE A BRIEF ONE-DAY VISIT TO?

  • Description

    1.
    GV U.S. FLAG OUTSIDE HOTEL (2 SHOTS).
    0.05

    2.
    SV HUMPHREY AND PARTY.
    0.06

    3.
    CV CAMERAMAN.
    0.08

    4.
    SV HUMPHREY AND WIFE. ARRIVE AT MEETING WITH AMERICANS.
    0.10

    5.
    SV CROWD.
    0.11

    6.
    GV AMERICAN ADDRESSING GATHERING. (2 SHOTS).
    0.24

    7.
    HUMPHREY LISTENS.
    0.26

    8.
    GTV CROWD (2 SHOTS).
    0.32

    9.
    SV HUMPHREY SPEAKING (2 SHOTS).
    0.42

    10.
    SV AMERICAN LISTENING.
    0.45

    11.
    SV HUMPHREY.
    0.50

    12.
    GV TILT DOWN HUMPHREY AND PARTY AT ALUMINUM FACTORY.
    1.01

    13.
    GV SMELTERS (3 SHOTS)
    1.07

    14.
    SV HUMPHREY ARRIVING AT CASTLE AND ENTERS WITH WIFE.
    1.20

    15.
    SV TRACKING SHOT N.L.C. MEMBERS.
    1.31

    16.
    SV HUMPHREY AND ANKRAH CHAT.
    1.34

    17.
    GV GUESTS AROUND TABLE.
    1.44

    18.
    CV ANKRAH SPEAKING.
    1.47

    19.
    SV GUESTS.
    1.54

    20.
    GV HUMPHREY SPEAKING. (3 SHOTS).
    2.06

    21.
    GV GUESTS DRINK TOAST.
    2.10

    22.
    SV CAMERAMEN.
    2.13

    23.
    SV HUMPHREY PRESENTED WITH AFRICAN ROBE. (2 SHOTS).
    2.30

    24.
    GV CROWD AT AIRPORT.
    2.32

    25.
    SV HUMPHREY SHAKING HANDS WITH N.L.C. MEMBERS.
    2.46

    26.
    CV GUESTS TAKE PHOTO.
    2.48

    27.
    SV HUMPHREY UP STEPS TO PLANE.
    2.54

    28.
    CV CREST ON PLANE.
    2.58

    29.
    SV PLANE TAXIES AWAY.
    3.04



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MR. HUBERT HUMPHREY, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, MADE A BRIEF ONE-DAY VISIT TO GHANA ON THURSDAY, PART OF HIS CURRENT AFRICAN TOUR.

    MR. HUMPHREY AND WIFE ARRIVED IN ACCRA FROM LIBERIA AND THE IVORY COAST. THEY WENT STRAIGHT TO THE HOTEL THAT WAS TO BE THEIR ACCRA HEADQUARTERS FOR THE DAY, AND BEGAN THEIR PROGRAMME BY MEETING AMERICANS LIVING IN GHANA AND THE STAFF OF THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY.

    THE VICE PRESIDENT TOLD HIS COUNTRYMEN THEY SHOULD REGARD THEMSELVES AS AMBASSADORS OF THEIR COUNTRY, SINCE THEIR BEHAVIOUR WOULD REFLECT ON THE UNITED STATES.....HE TOLD THE AMERICANS TO RESPECT THE CUSTOMS, LAWS AND TRADITIONS OF GHANA.

    THE GUESTS WENT ONTO TOUR AN ALUMINIUM SMELTER AT TEMA, STAFFED LARGELY BY AMERICANS. IN A TOUR BY TRAM-CAR, MR. HUMPHREY SAW THE POTROOM AND THE METAL PRODUCTS SECTION OF THE FACTORY, THE BIGGEST SINGLE INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT IN GHANA.

    THEN THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH WAS HOST AT A DINNER FOR MR. HUMPHREY AT OSU CASTLE. GENERAL ANKRAH PAID TRIBUTE TO HE UNITED STATES FOR THE MATERIAL AND MORAL SUPPORT HE SAID IT HAD GIVEN THE NEW NATIONS OF AFRICA IN THEIR DIFFICULT TASKS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT.

    THE VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, MR. J. HARLLEY WAS AT THE AIRPORT WITH OTHER GOVERNMENT LEADERS AND OFFICIALS TO SEE THE AMERICAN PARTY OFF ON THE NEXT LEG OF THEIR TOUR.....TO CONGO-KINSHASA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8T1U4F5B9JOVXJPSTPJGW4PKB
    Media URN:
    VLVA8T1U4F5B9JOVXJPSTPJGW4PKB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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